Hive Rockingham-2

County:  Rockingham

Bee Race:  Italian

Source:  Spring split form overwintered hive

Queen:     1st Year

Hive Name: 2 Two A

Hive details:

    - 10 Frame Langstroth

    - 28" off the ground

    - hive entrance:  Mouse guard from perforated metal

    - upper entrance:  3/4"

    - bottom board : Closed with foil covered foam insulation

    - Stack (bottom to top):

         deep,deep,inner cover, moisture vent system

     - Winterization:

              1/2" foil covered foam insulation, quilt box

Notes:

12/4/2020 Treated with oxalic acid and removed bulk feeder.

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.

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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