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2014/06/02

Hive update, Italians in bad shape

Did a quick hive check, the Italians seem to have lost their Queen. I only see lots of capped drone cells and a few larvae, no large quantities of larva.
So looks like they are queen-less. I'm considering ordering one of these queens:


Russian queens

Or I'll do this using a Carnoilan frame:

Queenless hive

The Carniolans are doing well. Quite well.  Might have even killed off the Italian queen.....

We'll put on a super this week.

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