Hive Strafford2

County:  Strafford

Bee Race:  Northern

Source:   NUC from overwintered colony

Queen:     1st Year

Hive Name: 6 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, deep, inner cover, insulation

     - Winterization:

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

Notes:

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

     - 2/24/21   Hive was dry

     - 3-9-21     Bees Flying Top entrance

     - 3-12-21  Open fed pollen

     - 3-21-21  Natural Pollen Green, Light Yellow, Fed ¼ lb. Fondant, Fed 1/8 Lb. Pollen Patty

                     Dry inner cover

     - 4-4-21   Dry inner cover bees up

Before Wrapping

Jan 20, 2021

Heat loss at inner cover

Heat generated on left & right are from banking nucs

March 2021 Readings
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February 2021 Readings
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January 2021 Readings
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December 2020 Readings
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November 2020 Readings
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