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2010/07/15

SJ Update - more honey!


Just checked the SJ hive, was around 7pm and most of the bees were home and not very happy to see me. In 1 minute I was stung thru my jeans when I went to light the smoker. Ouch. I switched from the bee jacket to the full bee suit and got to work. I removed 4 full frames of capped honey, the other frames ranged from half capped to all drawn with nectar. I'll have to scramble and get a new super to keep them in space so they won't swarm again this season.

Picture of a small beard of bees.

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