Beverly Bees

Backyard beekeeping for the love of bees and honey.

Bees being transfered to a Warre nuc box

September 25, 2012
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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Sam Comfort Inspects A Warre Nuc

Sam Comfort Inspects A Warre Nuc At the Treatment Free Beekeepers Conference, one of the hive styles Sam Comfort from Anarchy Apiaries talked about was the Warre hive.  A Warre hive is a vertical top bar hive. This hive is … Continue reading

Bees enjoying a taste of honey in a top bar hive.

September 13, 2012
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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Top Bar Hive Inspection With Sam Comfort

Top Bar Hive Inspection With Sam Comfort Sam Comfort brought a few of his top bar hives and modified Warre or box style hives to the 2012 Northeast Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference in Leominster, MA.  Below is a picture of … Continue reading

Les Crowder giving a tak about top bar hives.

September 6, 2012
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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Top Bar Hives With Les Crowder

Top Bar Hives With Les Crowder At the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference, Les Crowder gave a talk on top bar hives.  Les has been keeping bees for over 30 years.  He used to work in commercial beekeeping using Langstroth hives … Continue reading

One of Dean's virgin queens.

September 4, 2012
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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Queen Rearing With Dean Stiglitz

Queen Rearing With Dean Stiglitz Dean Stiglitz from Golden Rule Honey gave a few talks at the treatment free conference about queen rearing.  Dean is the coauthor of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Beekeeping. During field day Dean let everyone … Continue reading

Virgin Queens In An Incubator

August 30, 2012
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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Field Day, Virgin Queens And More At The Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference

Field Day, Virgin Queens And More At The Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference Field Day at the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference was really fun. Dean Stiglitz gave a talk on queen rearing and we even got to graft some queens,  Sam … Continue reading

A package of bees made from a top bar hive.

August 29, 2012
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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Making A Package Of Bees From A Top Bar Hive With Sam Comfort

Making A Package Of Bees From A Top Bar Hive With Sam Comfort At the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference last month, Sam Comfort demonstrated how to make a package of bees from a top bar hive.  For his funnel he … Continue reading

Beemaster's Beekeeping Ring
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