Hive 07 [France, Brittany]

Beekeeping experience with the small horizontal hive.
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Hive 07 [France, Brittany]

Post by smallhiveproject » 12 Mar 2018, 11:42

Empty hive placed at 2.5 meters above ground level to attract a swarm.
Entrance facing south.
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Re: Hive 07 [France, Brittany]

Post by smallhiveproject » 29 Jul 2018, 22:54

I detached the empty hive, as there are no more swarms to expect this year.
There were some kind of garbage and small animals underneath the metal roof, especially on the tree side.
Hive mount : the screw of the vertical bar was broken.

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Re: Hive 07 [France, Brittany]

Post by smallhiveproject » 02 Apr 2019, 22:11

Empty hive attached to a tree .
Mixture of wax/propolis applied outside around the hive entrance to attract a swarm.
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Re: Hive 07 [France, Brittany]

Post by smallhiveproject » 20 May 2019, 21:53

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.
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