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Going to give this a go in Michigan.

 
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Newtnn
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:55 pm    Post subject: Going to give this a go in Michigan. Reply with quote

Hi all,

My name is Nick, I live in southwest Michigan, and I plan on getting into beekeeping this spring/summer. I'm really intrigued by the Top-Bar hive design, so I'm planning on starting with that. I'll update when things start happening, but I wanted to make my plans known.

Hope everything goes well for you all!
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2015 3:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Nick,

How many hives do you plan to start with, and what kind of bees do you intend to use?
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PostPosted: Mon May 18, 2015 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nick,

Please keep us posted on how things go. Where are you in Michigan? I raised bees in western Michigan and the bees did very well. I've always wondered if an English Black Bee would do well in MI as they are able to fly in wet, cool conditions. I was close to Lake Michigan and fog and mist were one of the few inhibitors I encountered.

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