Hive Belknap-2

County:  Belknap

Bee Race:  Carni

Source:   Overwintered Hive - requeened in 2020

Queen:     1st Year

Hive Name: Stalker29Q

Hive details:

    - 10 Frame Langstroth

    - 8" off the ground

    - hive entrance:  2"x1"

    - upper entrance:  1" x 1/2"

    - open bottom board wrapped with Reflectix

    - Stack (bottom to top):


         candyboard, inner cover, homosote board, 2" insulation

     - Winterization:

              homemade bee cozy (3/4" polystyrene + marine vinyl),

             reflectix wrapped around bottom, 2" insulation on top

Other Notes:

      - 1/30/21 - blocked the candy board front entrance, closed the hive entrance down to 1/2" x1/2", and pulled the cozy up to just under the candy board

      - 2/13/21  - blocked the upper entrance

      - 2/16/21 - opened upper entrance to ~1/4" x1/4"

      - 2/23/21  - cluster is in middle of top box directly under the opening in the middle of the  candyboard

      - 2/26/21 -   added 2nd probe between homosote board & top insulation (listed as "outside hive" in the live stream)

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