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Amanda Lindsey came over to help us since we have two hives now.  She took pictures and helped a little with smoke protection.

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Working two hives is a lot more difficult.  Also, we wanted to try a new method of uncapping and extracting honey immediately so we can put the frames back I immediately.

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Kirk removes the lid and we get down to business.

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This honey is not ready because there are no white caps.

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This honey is ready so he removes the bees with a brush.  image

Uncapping outside going okay so far.

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We are going to check out the new hive and see how it is doing.

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