"Day 8. At lease 50% of the bees are bringing in pollen. The bees are building comb, taking about 1 quart of syrup every 3 days and the queen is laying! Also about half of the Brood Builder patty is gone."
"Today is day 5 since installation on Monday. Checked today & the queen has been released & they have used 2 pint jars of syrup! Making more now so I can replenish . They are also working on the Brood Buider patty I have in there. I removed the en…"
"Well today is day 4. Seems like all is well. I plan on opening the hive to check on the queen tomorrow. I notice some bees are bringing in pollen already! Seems like that must be good!? I also have an entranced reducer on. Should I take it off at…"
"I picked up a package in Bosque Farms & had them installed in Corrales by 11AM. I am starting from scratch so had the new brood box ready to go with 10 frames & foundation. Had a feeder bottle of syrup plus a piece of Brood Builder on top of the fr…"
Hello all. I am scouting for where to locate my new hive in preparation for the arrival of the bees on April 13th. I have a small orchard with a variety of fruit trees that I think is a good location except for one possible issue. This area gets…