Hive "1" - Bee Cozy

County:  Rockingham

Bee Race:  Italian or Carniolan

Source:  Package

Queen:    1st year

Hive Name:  Hive1

Hive details:

    - 10 Frame Langstroth

    - Wrapped on 11/27/21

    - Stack: Medium,Medium,Medium

    - Winterization:

         Bee Cozy

         1" polystyrene between homasote and outer top cover

         2" foam on outer top cover

        Moisture absorption board is directly on top of inner top cover. The

        board has two strips of wood approx. 1/2" in height so inside 1" 

        polystyrene has that gap between it and the moisture board.

        Bottom Board is closed

        bottom entrance :  2"

        top entrance :  3/4"

Notes:

        - sensor "outside hive" is the one between the wrap & woodenware

        - There is no "middle" sensor in this hive

        - TH sensor used to measure apiary temp - it is located on floor joists

        of a tree house next to the hives

        - apiary gets filtered sun in the winter.

        - fondant being added to hives week of 12/20 - bees have already

       consumed a winter patty added in Nov.

        - fondant added on 1/12/22

 

 

 

 

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