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claus

starter kit advice

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claus

My wife wants to get bees next year and sign up for the Loudon county bee keepers class. I am 100% sure she will follow through, so I would like to get a more useful birthday present this year, some kind of a beehive starter kit. There are so many different companies that make them. some look sturdy, some look very cheap. Does anybody here have bees and can make a recommendation on hives that are suited for this climate?

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David R. Harris

I'm new to beekeeping this year and I started with Dadant. They have a master beekeeper starter kit with everything you need to get started. The woodenware is assembled and painted, which I liked. I wanted to focus on the bees and not how to build hive bodies the first year.  Good luck!

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