Hive Strafford5

County:  Strafford

Bee Race:  Northern

Source:   Caught a swarm, virgin queen marked

Queen:     1st Year

Hive Name: 10 NUC

Hive details:

    - 5 Frame Langstroth

    - 17" off the ground

    - hive entrance:  3/8" x 1/2"

    - upper entrance:  3/8" x 1/2"

    - closed bottom board

    - Stack (bottom to top):

         Deep, deep, inner cover, moisture vent system

     - Winterization:

              bee cozy, tyvek, colony quilt, 2" insulation on top

Notes:

     -1-15-21 : A cleansing flight occurred at  lower entrance.

     - 1/27/21 : added  8.24lb candy board

     - 2-24-21  Dry Candy board

     - 3-9-21     Bees Flying top and bottom entrance           

     - 3-12-21    Open fed pollen

     - 3-21-21    Natural Pollen Green, Light Yellow, Fed 1/8 lb. Fondant, Fed 1/8 Lb. Pollen Patty

     - 4-4-21     Removed Candy Board, Dry inner cover

                       Natural Pollen Green, Light Yellow Red Maple, Light

                       Brown

                        Fed 1/8 lb. Fondant, Fed 1/8 Lb. Pollen Patty

                        Dry Inner Cover

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Before Wrapping

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Jan 20, 2021

Bees have moved up

Heat loss at inner cover

Heat generated on left & right are from banking nucs

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March 2021
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February 2021
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January 2021
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December 2020
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November 2020
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