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Small Queen – Wine Barrel Hive

Today my dad and I inspected the Wine Barrel Hive again. This time to see how they are progressing and to remove the rubberbands that are still attached. It’s three more days until the one month anniversary of the cutout … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive – Saw the Queen

My dad just loves to watch the bees. He can sit near the hive for hours watching the bee activity, seeing what they are bringing back and he also notes how they are landing as some seem clumsy since they … Continue reading

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Mountain View Hive Pics

Here are some pictures from the 7/6/2010 hive inspection. With the irrigation control valve cover still in place it’s harder to inspect but I can see brood and eggs from an angle. I’ll be removing the cover after they complete … Continue reading

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Mountain View Hive Inspection – 7/6/2010

It has been a little over one month now since we hived this colony. My dad and I inspected the Mountain View hive yesterday afternoon. The hive is a little slower than we thought  at building combs perhaps they don’t … Continue reading

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