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2014/04/05

The hive is gone

I went through and cleaned up by hive boxes today. Yes, I lost the bear damaged hive. They did not have the number to survive the winter. I saw the start of a queen cell, so they probably lost their queen also. But they did eat the fondant (sugar candy) I made for them, so the fondant at least works.

Here is what I saw at the bottom of the hive. Lots and lots of dead bees.


Goodbye Sisters!

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