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June Beehive Inspections

A quick look at the hives in the front apiary on the homestead. The weather was less than ideal, but I needed to get the inspection done. The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy were on the way.

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Queenless Hive Inspection, and an Unexpected Attack on the Hive

I have two queens arriving tomorrow. I ordered them, having been pretty sure I somehow went queenless in both of my hives. This is a quick inspection to verify that I am actually still queenless. Also, a bumblebee (or perhaps … Continue reading

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Checking on the Bee Carnage (Hive and Queen Cell Inspection)

I had a chance to take a quick look in the hives today. I needed to figure out what was going on with the dead bees, well, the halves of dead bees I found yesterday on the hive cover. After … Continue reading

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Queen Cell Inspection to Check for Spring Hive Splits

I had the opportunity to check my hives. I wanted to check on the queen cells I found in there during my last inspection. I want to use those frames to make spring splits. It’s still a bit early here, … Continue reading

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