This blog explains how I keep bees. It works for me, it might not work for you. Use my methods at your own risk. Always wear protective clothing and use a smoker when working bees.

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

This Latest Cold Blast Is A Colony Killer

This latest cold snap could be a colony killer. Most colonies have brood in the hive. If a colony is caught with very little honey around the brood, starvation can occur.
The bees will not leave the brood to retrieve honey. If honey is a frame away they may not be able to get it.