Bee Race: Italian
Source: Combined overwintered hive with spring of 2020 NUC
Queen: 1st Year
Hive Name: 1 One A
- 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
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.