Hive "9" - Bee Cozy

County:  Strafford

Bee Race:  "Northern" Bees

Source:  Swarm 4-25-20 Queen or a 5-14-21 Queen 6 LB swarm

Queen:    1st year

Hive Name:  Hive9

Hive details:

    - 10 Frame Langstroth

    - Wrapped on 11/21/21

    - Stack:  Deep,Deep,Medium

    - Winterization:

         Bee Cozy

         Mann Lake Wintering Inner Cover with 1" top insulation

         Bottom Board is closed

        3" foam board insulation on top of inner cover

          bottom entrance :  3/8" x 5/8"

          top entrance : 3/8" x 1/2" (currently Closed)

Notes:

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

        - sensor "above upper broodbox" is above box 2 in stack.

        - 12/17/21- Bees cleansing flight using lower entrance.

    1-17-22 10:30 Am.

       -Bees located on the south east side on 6 frames 10 second check

      - Added under the inner cover a ¾ x ¾ shim ring with weather strip on the 

      under edge.

      - Fed a two - .60 lb. sugar brick placed on the west side.

      - 2/3/22 - openned upper entrance

      - 2-10-22 Opened upper entrance 3/8 x 3/8

      - 2-13-22 Fed 2) .40 lb. sugar brick placed on west side. Had 2) ½ sugar brick left

       - Cleansing flight Feb 10,11,13,18,21 and 23 upper and lower entrance.

 

 

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Sensor location notes:  "Outside hive" is the the woodenware sensor

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