Checking the bees in the apiary – South Mountain Bees
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Checking the bees in the apiary

honeybee brood frame @South Mountain Bees apiary

Hi! This is Adriana, the beekeeper from South Mountain Bees.

After the relentless recent robbing episodes, I was able to put robbing screens and entrance reducers on all hives. After placing the screens and the reducers, I was able to feed the bees.

During the summer dearth, we feed bees sugar syrup. Once you put even a drop of sugar syrup in a hive, the robbers will start coming. Therefore, I had to make sure they were protected so that they could have a chance to fight the intruders. 

Here's a Live FB video from today where I show what the screens and the reducers look like on the hives, and also how the feeder works.

Enjoy!

Checking the bees up

Posted by Adriana Compagnoni on Sunday, August 23, 2020


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