Tag Archives: Wine Barrel Hive

Wine Barrel Hive Getting Fat

There are a total of three hives in my backyard and the Wine Barrel Hive is doing the best. Well, that is probably because they had the longest time to recover after being hived in June 2010. The hive population … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive – 9/11/2010 Inspection

As mentioned in my last blog post there’s a flow happening now at the end of Summer. All the hives are now bringing in honey and hopefully enough for the winter. The Wine Barrel Hive is going strong. I see … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive – Busy Queen

9/4/2010 – Last inspection on 9/14, the Wine Barrel Hive. Last few times we have spotted the Queen but today we missed her. Must have overlooked or she was hidden in the crowd of bees. BUT when I started looking … Continue reading

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The Queen is Flirting With Me

While we were doing our first day inspection of the Cowper Hive we had a little time to spare to just quickly peek into the Wine Barrel Hive to see how they are doing. The outer most frame with some … Continue reading

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The Queen, Eggs, And Larvae

Inspected the Hayward Overhill Hive and Wine Barrel Hive on Sunday (8/15/2010). First the Hayward Overhill Hive, nothing much is going on there. The girls have to fly further now to forage since it’s closer to the hills. Once winter … Continue reading

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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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