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by moa972
31 May 2018, 16:57
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Re: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]

hello, I post news about the Hive 09. on 19 may in early morning the hive made a swarm (picture below). Just 3 months after introducing the swarm in the hive, the queen decided to find a new home it's really crazy. I think the swarm represent something like more than half of the colony. I collected ...
by moa972
31 May 2018, 16:49
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Re: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]

hello, Yes, bees stopped construction in the back frame since I add a new frame beetwen brood and the back of the hive. I didn't opend the hive since the last time. i'll post new pictures of the Inside later. (1) Did you manage to close the back of the hive without crushing bees ? I'm so sorry, bees...
by moa972
15 May 2018, 20:19
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Re: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]

hello,

here some new pictures taken on 9th May 2018.
the hive is crowded by bees, and frames a larger than a month ago.
by moa972
28 Mar 2018, 03:29
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

hello,

Add pictures inside the hive a week ago :
by moa972
20 Mar 2018, 18:26
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

Hello,

any news, I put the second extension last week because bees start to construct some wax on the last section.
The repartition of the brood seems to be good, and I hope to see the colony to be in a great expension in a few weeks.
by moa972
15 Mar 2018, 17:09
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

here two links to see videos on introduction of the swarm into the hive.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PA9wID4RZmY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6VtMRydro4
by moa972
15 Mar 2018, 15:01
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

hello, here a picture of the small hive 9 taken on 22 february 2018 when I put a swarm in it. The hive have a roof but not showed in the picture. I don't use wax to make a start on top of the hive. I prefer use triangular section peace of wood. I hope this little difference will not perturbe your ex...
by moa972
28 Feb 2018, 20:11
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Re: Hive 9 [France, Martinique]

hello,

The Hive 9 is ready to go.
I put an average swarm in the hive on 25 february in the morning.
the swarm was collected in a plastic trash on third floor of a residence on 24 february evening.

Picture and video will follow...
by moa972
20 Feb 2018, 01:28
Forum: Hive reports
Topic: Hive 09 [France, Martinique]
Replies: 11
Views: 1915

Hive 09 [France, Martinique]

Hello, I'm newly arrived in this forum but I follow this website since beginning. Excuse my poor english, I'm a french :) I build a small hive in decembre 2017. In Martinique, the honey season begin in january. i don't have colony to put into the hive but I hope to find a new one, in a few weeks. I'...