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by A.K.
02 Apr 2019, 22:08
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 04 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

Re: Hive 04 [France, Brittany]

Empty hive attached to a tree .
Mixture of wax/propolis applied outside around the hive entrance to attract a swarm.
by A.K.
02 Apr 2019, 22:05
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 03 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 3
Views: 804

Re: Hive 03 [France, Brittany]

Empty hive attached to a tree .
Mixture of wax/propolis applied outside around the hive entrance to attract a swarm.
by A.K.
02 Apr 2019, 22:02
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 02 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 4
Views: 911

Re: Hive 02 [France, Brittany]

Empty hive attached to a tree .
Mixture of wax/propolis applied outside around the hive entrance to attract a swarm.
by A.K.
02 Apr 2019, 21:46
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 19
Views: 2906

Re: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]

Bees (scout bees ?) visiting the hive.



Update (09 avril 2019): Flight activity at the hive entrance. A swarm may have been already arrived. To be confirmed.
by A.K.
20 Jan 2019, 15:51
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 06 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 13
Views: 1955

Re: Hive 06 [France, Brittany]

The colony is dead. Almost no dead bees, but some honey storage. Symptoms very similar to colonies collapsed in Warré hives during last years. There are wax particels on the hive floor. The first comb (next to the hive front) has not been completed. Combs are at some positions attached to the hive w...
by A.K.
20 Jan 2019, 15:51
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 19
Views: 2906

Re: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]

The colony is dead.
A number of dead bees on the hive floor and between combs.
No visible honey storage.
by A.K.
31 Oct 2018, 13:27
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 06 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 13
Views: 1955

Re: Hive 06 [France, Brittany]

I added an insulating mat (Apifoam, 2cm thick, λ = 0.038 W/mK) under the metal roof.
I observed some forage activity at the hive entrance.
by A.K.
31 Oct 2018, 12:43
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 19
Views: 2906

Re: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]

I added an insulating mat (Apifoam, 2cm thick, λ = 0.038 W/mK) under the metal roof.
I observed some forage activity at the hive entrance.
by A.K.
11 Oct 2018, 10:34
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 06 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 13
Views: 1955

Re: Hive 06 [France, Brittany]

Vespa velutina is still present.
I removed the empty movable frame.
Not many bees visible inside the hive.

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by A.K.
09 Oct 2018, 15:40
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]
Replies: 19
Views: 2906

Re: Hive 01 [France, Brittany]

Comb collaps detected, collapsed combs have been removed (no dead bees).
Bees have started new combs: some worker brood, but mainly filled with nectar.
Movable honey frame (empty) removed.

Video: