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Busy with bees

May 5, 2013 By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer

A large shipment from Paradise, Calif., arrived April 27 at the Riverton residence of Doug Newlin. He's a beekeeper, among other things.

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Worker bees surround a caged queen bee before the cork was removed for a </p><p>
mini-marshmallow and placed into the hive box. In about three days, the workers will have eaten </p><p>
the marshmallow, and the queen can move into the full colony.  This gradual process keeps the other bees from mobbing the queen in a new hive so that she can be accepted over time. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Worker bees surround a caged queen bee before the cork was removed for a

mini-marshmallow and placed into the hive box. In about three days, the workers will have eaten

the marshmallow, and the queen can move into the full colony. This gradual process keeps the other bees from mobbing the queen in a new hive so that she can be accepted over time. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Worker bees surround a caged queen bee before the cork was removed for a </p><p>
mini-marshmallow and placed into the hive box. In about three days, the workers will have eaten </p><p>
the marshmallow, and the queen can move into the full colony.  This gradual process keeps the other bees from mobbing the queen in a new hive so that she can be accepted over time. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Worker bees surround a caged queen bee before the cork was removed for a

mini-marshmallow and placed into the hive box. In about three days, the workers will have eaten

the marshmallow, and the queen can move into the full colony. This gradual process keeps the other bees from mobbing the queen in a new hive so that she can be accepted over time. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

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