Yesterday evening I saw a virgin queen in the observation hive for the first time since this craziness began. She was running like a wild thing! The reason soon became apparent. The bees balled her! Note the condensation on the hive glass. This point on the glass was considerably hotter […]
Today may I present AfterSwarm D Here it is boxed up and ready to head to Kristien’s to live out it’s life in her top bar hive.
So on May 10th I thought the congestion had increased to the point the bees may swarm again. Well swarm they did! On May 12th the bees produced what has come to be known as AfterSwarm A. They congregated on the window. I dutifully swept them into […]