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Hive Rockingham-1

County:  Rockingham

Bee Race:  Italian

Source:  Combined overwintered hive with spring of 2020 NUC

Queen:     1st Year

Hive Name: 1 One A

Hive details:

    - 10 Frame Langstroth

    - 30" off the ground

    - hive entrance:  perforated metal mouse guard

    - upper entrance:  3/4"

    - closed bottom board

    - Stack (bottom to top):

         deep,deep,inner cover, moisture vent system

     - Winterization:

              Use a foam board with foil covering sides. 

             quilt box, wintering inner cover


11/28/2020 Added a W2 Brood minder scale under hive. This caused a temperature spike in the hive.

12/4/2020 Removed bulk feeder super.

12/6/2020 added quilt box

12/13/2020 Added foam insulation board to exterior of hive. Coat-hangered out dead bees from bottom board.

1/17/2021 Hive received 1 Lb of fondant.

2/4/2021  Changed out the battery of Humidity/Temperature probe

3/11/2021 Removed winter inner cover and added a medicine shim and standard inner cover with entrance facing up.  Bees very active.

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