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Hive 04 [France, Brittany]

Posted: 22 Nov 2017, 15:28
by A.K.
Empty hive placed at 3 meters above ground level to attract a swarm.
Entrance facing south.

Re: Hive 04 [France, Brittany]

Posted: 29 Jul 2018, 22:45
by A.K.
I detached the empty hive, as there are no more swarms to expect this year.
One wax starter strip was partially detached.
The sailing rope was damaged.
Hive mount : the screw of the vertical bar was broken.

Re: Hive 04 [France, Brittany]

Posted: 02 Apr 2019, 22:08
by A.K.
Empty hive attached to a tree .
Mixture of wax/propolis applied outside around the hive entrance to attract a swarm.

Re: Hive 04 [France, Brittany]

Posted: 20 May 2019, 21:43
by A.K.
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.