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by smallhiveproject
20 May 2019, 21:53
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 07 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 3
Views: 699

Re: Hive 07 [France, Brittany]

Package bees from a local beekeeper were put into the hive. Red queen from 2018. Candi (1 kg) was placed on the bootom of the hive.
by smallhiveproject
20 May 2019, 21:49
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 05 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 4
Views: 739

Re: Hive 05 [France, Brittany]

The still empty hive was brought to a new place and package bees from a local beekeeper were put into it. Red queen from 2018. Candi (1 kg) was placed on the bootom of the hive.
by smallhiveproject
20 May 2019, 21:43
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 04 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 3
Views: 997

Re: Hive 04 [France, Brittany]

Package bees from a local beekeeper were put into the still empty hive. Red queen from 2018. Candi (1 kg) was placed on the bottom of the hive.
by smallhiveproject
20 May 2019, 21:38
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 02 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Re: Hive 02 [France, Brittany]

The still empty hive was brought to a new place and package bees from a local beekeeper were put into it. Red queen from 2018. Candi (1 kg) was placed on the bootom of the hive.
by smallhiveproject
20 May 2019, 21:32
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 18
Views: 2718

Re: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]

Today, I opened the hive again.
Queen cell cups at the bottom of the combs have disappeared.
No additional combs have been built.
Honey and nectar storage have diminished.
Defensive behaviour of the bees as the last time.
by smallhiveproject
20 May 2019, 20:48
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 18
Views: 2718

Re: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]

Today, I opened the hive again.
Queen cell cups at the bottom of the combs have disappeared.
No additional combs have been built.
Honey and nectar storage have diminished.
Defensive behaviour of the bees as the last time.
by smallhiveproject
27 Apr 2019, 14:05
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 18
Views: 2718

Re: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]

Today, I opended the hive. When I opened the back of the hive without smoke, bees kept at first rather quiet. Defensive behavior appiered 2-3 minutes later (some stings, bees clustering at the hive entrance). The hive body was pretty full of fresh comb. I saw 5 combs (nb 2 to 6) reaching nearly from...
by smallhiveproject
20 Apr 2019, 10:12
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 05 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 4
Views: 739

Re: Hive 05 [France, Brittany]

Hive 05 has been ignored by a swarm resting just 5 meters away.
by smallhiveproject
20 Apr 2019, 10:05
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 18
Views: 2718

Re: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]

Bees have had arrived one or two weeks ago, and I observed strong foraging activity during last days (including some pollen). Thursday (17 of Avril) I observed some turbulence around the hive entrance and later in the evening bees clustered underneath the hive entrance. Next morning (Wednesday 18 of...
by smallhiveproject
02 Apr 2019, 22:14
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 08 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 4
Views: 1118

Re: Hive 08 [France, Brittany]

Empty hive attached to a tree .
Mixture of wax/propolis applied outside around the hive entrance to attract a swarm.