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Adopt A Hive – Picking Up A Second Swarm

Two weeks ago Matt came to pick up a swarm we put in his hive box. Today he picks up his second hive box with another swarm. Now he will have two hives going at his place and looks like … Continue reading

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Beehive Inspection – MV Colony

All of the recent caught swarms, even the small after swarms, have been drawing comb and expanding quickly thanks to our great nectar flow happening now. Soon this MV colony will fill a single medium. Brood of all stages. Above … Continue reading

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Beehive Inspection – Blackstone Colony

We had a little time inbetween our meetings today to inspect a few of our new hives from swarms. First the Blackstone colony hived a couple of weeks back in San Jose. This colony grew exponentially filling one medium in … Continue reading

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Mountain View Hive – Now Four Mediums High

The Mountain View Hive came from a small swarm and it took them time to build. They went into late Fall and Winter with one full medium and one fairly empty medium below. But because our area always had pollen … Continue reading

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Queen Bee Found – Krzich Hive Update

Great news!!! It was a gorgeous afternoon so we popped open the Krzich hive for a quick re-org, removing the extra medium and adding two frames of honey into the hive. We actually only added one because these girls are … Continue reading

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A Strong Queen – Hayward Overhill Hive

Saturday (9/4/2010) – After we completed the Sunshine Hive cutout we inspected three other hives today. First one is the Hayward Overhill Hive. Last reported they have slowed down, running into a dearth. But now they seem to be thriving … Continue reading

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More Equipment Towards Honey Bee Rescues

Today I just placed an order with Mann Lake for $500 ($503.35 to be exact) worth of bee equipment for my bee rescues. That’s where the majority of the money I get from bee removals is going towards. The order … Continue reading

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