Thursday, September 19, 2013

New Queens

Well that didn't take long! A couple of calls and a check of the club forum and what do you know, I find three new Queens.

I think I got lucky as Dave Faust was closing up his hives for the winter and by good fortune had four queens available. So I nabbed three!

I raced around this evening installing them; tomorrow is supposed to be stormy and as tonight was hot clear and dry I thought it too good to pass over. The garden bees were nevertheless a bit irritated!

I'll go around on Sunday and check them and then release them. Hopefully they'll lay well before winter sets in and come through it strong!

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