Bee Race: Saskatraz
Source: Overwintered Hive
Queen: 2nd Year
Hive Name: Sask19P
- 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
homemade bee cozy (3/4" polystyrene + marine vinyl),
reflectix wrapped around bottom, 2" insulation on top
- Hive was dead on 1/24/21 - after the last cold snap. A CSI of the deadout revealed lots of bee bodies with no heads - possible shrew damage resulting in too small a cluster to survive the cold.