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Paul came over today and we checked on the health of my 4wk old top bar hive. All is going well. They've Queened up (she's beautiful but shy) and are producing eggs, plus plenty of honey. Some comb was sticking out and needed to be removed so I got to try my first honey! Intensely delicious.

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Comment by Lissa on October 20, 2013 at 18:31

I love my new pets...not so sure they love me back though lol.

Comment by Christine Cox on October 20, 2013 at 17:26

How cool is that I envy you and your hive. :-)

Comment by Lissa on October 13, 2013 at 4:47

I'm sure you'll have your own hive down the track Andy.

Be prepared to be stung though. Three times for me since I bought the hive. One got me through my glove yesterday, one got caught in my hair the day they moved in and one came in on the back of my shirt yesterday arvo and showed her disapproval when I tried to sit back in my chair. My finger is quite swollen this morning despite the sting causing minimal trouble yesterday.

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on October 13, 2013 at 0:11

I'm very jealous.

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on October 12, 2013 at 17:19

Fresh from the comb - to die for!

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