Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Terry McD is cleaning out a dead out and feeding a weak colony.
Terry is cleaning out a dead hive. She is also adding some honey and pollen patties to the overwintered hive. The hive appears a little weak. But it can be deceiving if more bees are down deep in the hive. Right now if a hive has four frames of adhering bees is a good number to be at. Four frames of bees with adequate pollen and food should build up to a dividable colony by mid May.