Backyard Beekeeping for Beginners

Backyard beekeeping can provide you with fresh honey and pollinated crops, use these tips to start your own hive.

Bee Package from a Bee Breeder
A package of bees typically consists of about three pounds of honey bees, including a queen. The queen is typically separated inside a tiny cage within a larger cage. There’s also a can of syrup to feed the bees but its contents only last a short while.
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