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Meredith-18 (NUC)

County:  Belknap

Town:  Meredith

Source:  2023 Split

Queen:     July 2023

Hive Name:  Meredith-18

Hive details:

    - Divided deep, 4 frame NUC

    - Stack:   Deep,Deep, 2" feeding shim

    - NO inner Cover

    - NO slatted rack

    - Colony faces south-east

    - Winterization:

         Outer Cover: Migratory

         Bottom Board: closed

         Top Insulation: 4" polystyrene

         Moisture System: None

         Wrap:  2" Polystyrene with Tarp loosely wrapped around hive sistered     with colony #17

         Upper Entrance :  No

         Lower Entrance : 1.5" x 3/8"

       

         

Notes:

-Hive 17 and 18 share a bottom deep and are sistered next to Hive 5 and 8

-Feeding shim has  hardware cloth stapled on inside of shim so there no gap between it and the deep it sits on.

- colony faces North West

- 11/25/23:   winterized colony

-1/25/24 @~2:30-3pm : checked colony - all buzzing, noticed colony has made their own upper opening on the back of the colony (so they now have cross ventilation)

Hive 18: 

4/9/24- handful eggs, no larva or capped brood. 4 frames of bees. No honey, no moisture, no mold. 

 

Made upper entrance on opposite side of bottom opening

 

     

 

        

 

 

 

 

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Live Stream

   There are 1 sensor in the colony:

        - Temp & Humidity :  above upper broodbox - 

                    

  "Outside" (pink line) is not from a sensor. It data pulled by broodminder from a weather data site

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