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Hive Rockingham-3

County:  Rockingham

Bee Race:  Italian

Source:  Swarm from overwintered hive

Queen:     2nd Year

Hive Name: 3 Three A

Hive details:

    - 10 Frame Langstroth

    - 20" off the ground

    - hive entrance:  Perforated metal mouse guard

    - upper entrance:  3/4"

    - bottom board: closed with foil lined foam insulation

    - Stack (bottom to top):

         deep,deep,inner cover, moisture vent system

     - Winterization:

              Use 1/2" foil covered foam insulation, quilt box


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

12/6/2020 added quilt box

12/11/2020 Added foil covered foam Insulation board on all four sides.

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

2/12/2021 Taking hive data manually  Walking platform connected to the hive stand  Walking on platform may disturb thebees.

​​2/22/2021 Added 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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