Tag Archives: queen cells

Four years and still counting

Don’t let that faint green mark on this queen fool you as she is actually a yellow queen and therefore four years old. It’s a good age but by no means exceptional but it’s the journey myself and this queen … Continue reading

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Dead hive autopsy

Unfortunately I have suffered my first winter losses in seven years with three hives although one was not dead but had a drone laying queen and a reasonable amount of bees left inside. This came as a bit of disappointment … Continue reading

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Non conventional artificial swarming of a TBH

So following one of my regular inspections on my TBH it was obvious that the bees had decided that swarm preparations was the order of the day and had started to build swarm cells. This was a bit of a … Continue reading

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