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2014/08/25

Hive check/status and more honey

Just returned from a week vacation, checked the hive. Drones are not being shown the door yet. But mornings are cooler and it will come soon.
I noticed workers coming in with their pollen sacks full of gold/orange pollen, need to find out what is blooming right now outside of dandelions.

I removed 1 more frame from the 4th super. The 5th super has 2.5 frames drawn and filled with nectar but not capped yet. Once the population drops more I'll remove the 5th super at least and remove a few more frames of honey. The lower boxes seem to be pretty well used from that I can see.

I definitely like the Carniolans better than Italians.

Update: Goldenrod is blooming right now, it blooms late summer.

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