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Beekeeping Inspection for Winter: Will They Survive?

A recent video of a hive inspection. It is important to keep tabs on the resources each hive has you you head into winter. You want to be sure to leave enough honey in each hive so they don’t starve. … Continue reading

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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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Open Honeybee Feeding and Hive Inspection Results

I went through the hives today, and I must say, I am horrible at spotting my queens.  I did spot one of them briefly, but she ran for it and I lost her in the shuffle. One thing I can … Continue reading

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