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Hive Check 5/28/12

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Hive check

Old hive

– lots of brood, several frames completely filled with capped brood, found drone cells on edges of frames, burr comb in between boxes

– hive was clean and active

– put entrance feeder back on as there was lots of brood and not much honey stored

New hive

– topped up feeder

-bottom box full with brood and honey frames,

-second box frames being worked on, found queen laying eggs on 3 frame I pulled out in the top brood box

– screen at entrance still in place

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