Beverly Bees

September 25, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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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

September 6, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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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

August 29, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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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

July 31, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest With Sam Comfort

Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest With Sam Comfort At the 2012 Treatment Free Beekeeper’s Conference in Leominster, MA, one of the things shown was a top bar hive honey harvest.  After seeing this I was sold on top bar hives … Continue reading