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2016/04/23

2 packages hived

I picked up 2 packages of Carnoilans yesterday from BeeLine apiary and hived them, 1 at home, 1 at Ed's in Vancouver. He has an apple orchard and the bees should like that a lot.

Ed paid for the hive and package. He wants to collect pollen, but once the hive gets established I'll get a pollen trap for him. I don’t want to start off taking the pollen from the bees.

I have a swarm trap out at home and will be putting one down at Ed's, I want to add several new colonies this summer.

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