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Hive Merr1 - Tar Paper

County:  Merrimack

Bee Race:  Italian

Source:  2021 Package

Queen:     1st Year

Hive Name:  Merr1

Hive details:

    - 10 Frame Langstroth

    - Wrapped on 10/31/21

    - Stack:  Deep, Deep

    - Winterization:

          tar paper,  closed bottom board, 1" Polystyrene insulation on top

          bottom entrance : 2"x5/16"

          top entrance : 1/2"x1/2"


    - Colony get filtered sun in winter.

     - 2/12/22 - Candy board with 1/2" vent hole added, wrap pulled up to cover joint between candy board and hive body.

     - 3/7/22 - vent hole plugged, found wrap had dropped so joint was exposed.  Pulled wrap back up.





Live Stream

Sensor location notes:  "Outside hive" is the apiary sensor.

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

Woodenware sensor listed as "other" and doesn't show in the livestream

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