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by moa972
04 Jan 2019, 20:38
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Re: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]

Hello, I post some news here ;) I visited the hive on 1st december 2018. The colony seems to be fine. Little amount of bees but the brood is quite good. All the hive is constructed by wax. The firts "honey" frame is full, the second have a little comb. The floor is really dirty with a lot of cutting...
by moa972
31 May 2018, 16:57
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Re: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]

hello, I post news about the Hive 09. on 19 may in early morning the hive made a swarm (picture below). Just 3 months after introducing the swarm in the hive, the queen decided to find a new home it's really crazy. I think the swarm represent something like more than half of the colony. I collected ...
by moa972
31 May 2018, 16:49
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Re: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]

hello, Yes, bees stopped construction in the back frame since I add a new frame beetwen brood and the back of the hive. I didn't opend the hive since the last time. i'll post new pictures of the Inside later. (1) Did you manage to close the back of the hive without crushing bees ? I'm so sorry, bees...
by moa972
15 May 2018, 20:19
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Re: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]

hello,

here some new pictures taken on 9th May 2018.
the hive is crowded by bees, and frames a larger than a month ago.
by moa972
28 Mar 2018, 03:29
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

hello,

Add pictures inside the hive a week ago :
by moa972
20 Mar 2018, 18:26
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

Hello,

any news, I put the second extension last week because bees start to construct some wax on the last section.
The repartition of the brood seems to be good, and I hope to see the colony to be in a great expension in a few weeks.
by moa972
15 Mar 2018, 17:09
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

here two videos on introduction of the swarm into the hive.


by moa972
15 Mar 2018, 15:01
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

hello, here a picture of the small hive 9 taken on 22 february 2018 when I put a swarm in it. The hive have a roof but not showed in the picture. I don't use wax to make a start on top of the hive. I prefer use triangular section peace of wood. I hope this little difference will not perturbe your ex...
by moa972
28 Feb 2018, 20:11
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

hello,

The Hive 9 is ready to go.
I put an average swarm in the hive on 25 february in the morning.
the swarm was collected in a plastic trash on third floor of a residence on 24 february evening.

Picture and video will follow...
by moa972
20 Feb 2018, 01:28
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 2773

Hive 09 [France, Martinique]

Hello, I'm newly arrived in this forum but I follow this website since beginning. Excuse my poor english, I'm a french :) I build a small hive in decembre 2017. In Martinique, the honey season begin in january. i don't have colony to put into the hive but I hope to find a new one, in a few weeks. I'...