Monday, 21 August 2017

Two more hives

new bee colonies Aug 17 4

Last Thursday we bought two more honey bee colonies and in the dead of night we moved them onto our site. The person from whom we bought them wanted his hives back so we had to take the frames out of his and move them into two of our own empty (and suitably cleaned) hives. What we expected to be a simple exercise was anything but. We were both badly stung, despite wearing bee suits. I think I have about 40-50 stings. We did however finish the task and it looks as though the two colonies have settled down.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

You certainly work very hard to accomplish your goals. Good luck with the bees.

MrHAMDN Alhousani said...
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