It’s all about the Honey

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Working the bees in the past few months, we always wonder what we will get in return. If the weather was to change it could be the end to our season, but Saturday saw us extracting more honey. After robbing the bees from one apiary of their supers we headed back to the bee unit to extract what we had. We guessed that from twelve supers they would hold about 250lb or so of honey, but after extraction we were pleasantly surprised to see over 360lb on the scales. A couple of the colonies had some brood frames that were completely capped over and reducing the laying space of the queen, so we decided to take some of these out, extract them and then put them back.

Fully capped frame Fully capped frame

Today see’s us moving nucs to new apiary sites. The idea is that we get to thin a few of…

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