Swarm Confusion

Preserving a narrative of the swarms from Hive 2 at Yahweh Yireh apiary – June 14 & 15, 2018.

Hive Inspection – 20180402

Did a quick inspection of Hive 3. They aren’t building up very quickly, but they have plenty of stores and are bringing in a lot. Transplanted a 10-frame split from a friend’s hive into one of the newly re-worked horizontals.

Horizontal Langstroth Hive Rework

The loss of two out of three of our colonies this winter afforded us the opportunity to make some improvements to our horizontal Langstroth hives that will hopefully resolve some of the issues we’ve had with them.