Hive 06 [France, Brittany]

Beekeeping experience with the small horizontal hive.
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Re: Hive 06 [France, Brittany]

Post by smallhiveproject » 11 Oct 2018, 10:34

Vespa velutina is still present.
I removed the empty movable frame.
Not many bees visible inside the hive.

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Re: Hive 06 [France, Brittany]

Post by smallhiveproject » 31 Oct 2018, 13:27

I added an insulating mat (Apifoam, 2cm thick, λ = 0.038 W/mK) under the metal roof.
I observed some forage activity at the hive entrance.

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Re: Hive 06 [France, Brittany]

Post by smallhiveproject » 20 Jan 2019, 15:51

The colony is dead.

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