2023 Fall Beehive Update

September 24, 2023 0 Comments

We applied our fall (honey friendly) varroa mite treatment and began giving them 2 cups of sugar to one cup of water. Upon opening up the hive that split, the remaining bees are sadly dying out. I’m guessing the replacement queen didn’t survive as I did not see any active brood in the second deep. …

Coming Home To Friendly Chickens

August 22, 2023 0 Comments

Found evidence of my queen!

May 25, 2023 0 Comments

Freed The Queen Bee From Her Cage

April 27, 2023 0 Comments

April Beehive Check

April 15, 2023 0 Comments

The hive is doing well (other than being angry with me). The Queen is present and has been excluded from the top of the hive. The first round of Apiguard varroa mite treatment has been applied.

Taking The Chicks Outside

April 13, 2023 0 Comments

The chicks have been enjoying their time outside and safely interacting with their kin from their enclosed coop. When they get bigger, they’ll get to join the rest of the flock.

The Chicks Are 5-Weeks Old!

April 7, 2023 0 Comments

They’re almost ready to go outside!