Tag Archives: Palo Alto Cowper Hive

Cowper and Sunshine Hives in Trouble

In the last post I mentioned about 3 continuous nights of hard frost, well, we had a few more nights of frost and it hasn’t ended yet. 2010 was just a weird weather year. Anyways, I have not checked on … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Cowper Hive – Needing some TLC

Oct 30th inspection of the Palo Alto Cowper hive did not show much progress from our new Queen. The colony population is small, maybe TOO small to survive the Winter, but with some TLC I’m sure they will make it. … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Cowper Hive – Slow Growth

On 10/10/10 we inspected the Cowper hive. We rescued a good amount of bees from this removal but it was two colonies and remember they balled and killed the foreign queen. So for about a month the colony was queenless … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Cowper Hive Update – 8/22/2010

We checked up on the Cowper Hive today (8/22/2010). This hive is placed next to the Wine Barrel Hive in Los Altos and set on a platform that’s already ant-proof. Since this hive is in my backyard I checked on … Continue reading

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