June 9th Hive Check

On June 9th, we checked all the hives.

 

 

We opened our hives and smoked the bees to calm them down.

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Here Abigail is pulling the inner cover off her hive and Bethany is smoking her hive.

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This is what Abigail’s hive looked like when she opened it up.

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Here is what Bethany’s hive looked like when she opened it up.

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This is a frame from Bethany’s hive. The bees from the middle of the frame had emerged and the the queen laid more eggs in the cells.

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Olivia is looking at a super frame to see how much honey the bees put on it.

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There were so many bees in Maylyn that the bees literally overflowed the boxes.

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Lots of bees means the hive is thriving which made us very happy.

 

Abigail

 

 

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