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by spigot
01 Jun 2019, 18:42
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 11 [USA, Mississippi]
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Re: Hive 11 [USA, Mississippi]

by spigot
22 May 2019, 03:30
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 15, (USA, Mississippi)
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: Hive 15, (USA, Mississippi)

bees moved in prior May 20, 2019 and after may 10th, 2019. The colony looks strong and already organized with very defined bee lines. The surrounding is a 400 acre native prairie next to a 200 acre marsh, tucked inside a forest of oaks and pines. the flowers are diverse and staged from April till Oc...
by spigot
19 May 2019, 03:21
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 19, (USA, Missisippi)
Replies: 0
Views: 45

Hive 19, (USA, Missisippi)

hive 19 is in a yard in a small town of the North of Mississippi. The hive is attached to an old magnolia. No known colonies in the surrounding, but frequent swarms occur in this town. No news to date from the owner of the yard.Image
by spigot
19 May 2019, 03:18
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 18, (USA, Mississippi)
Replies: 0
Views: 32

Hive 18, (USA, Mississippi)

This hive is placed on a yard of an old house hosting bees in the attic. Scouts have visited hive 17 at least on three occasions but the hive was not selected. Amanda keeps on checking the hive daily. Image
by spigot
19 May 2019, 02:59
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 11 [USA, Mississippi]
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Re: Hive 11 [USA, Mississippi]

Bees moved in Hive 11 between May 8th 2019 and May 18th 2019. The colony is strong, three feral bee colonies known at about half a mile: one in a cedar tree in which I am told bees have lived for more than a decade and two colonies in the attic of the antebellum house I have spotted 4 and 5 years ag...
by spigot
19 May 2019, 02:55
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 17, (USA Mississippi)
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Hive 17, (USA Mississippi)

Hive 17 is placed in a bee yard of 6 top bar and Warre hives on a nearby pine tree. The hive was installed mid April 2019 and bees moved in on May 15th. The video of the bees moving in is on Vimeo:
by spigot
19 May 2019, 02:41
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 16, (USA, Mississippi)
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Hive 16, (USA, Mississippi)

Bees have moved in Hive 16. I saw it on may 18, 2018. The colony is small and I suspect a secondary swarm. It is not obvious the colony will make it as the traffic at the hole is fairly limited. Will keep a good eye on it.
by spigot
01 Apr 2019, 00:18
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 16, (USA, Mississippi)
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Hive 16, (USA, Mississippi)

third of the three small hives set in the mitigation of Holly Spings on March 31, 2019.Image
by spigot
01 Apr 2019, 00:16
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 15, (USA, Mississippi)
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Hive 15, (USA, Mississippi)

Second of the three small hives installed in the Mitigation property of Holly Springs on March 31, 2019.ImageImage
by spigot
01 Apr 2019, 00:12
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 14. (USA, Mississippi)
Replies: 0
Views: 60

Hive 14. (USA, Mississippi)

This hive was set on the Mitigation Property (Department of Transportation of Mississippi), which is a wildlife sanctuary, on March 31, 2019. The property is on the city of Holly Springs, Northern Mississippi. I have been keeping bees in Warre hives on this mixed wood and prairie for the past 5 year...