Monday, May 11, 2015

Reduce Inner Insulation/Giving More Brood Space

This afternoon I will remove the inner insulation (follower boards) from my hives. I will leave the outer insulation on as temperatures are still a bit low. When I replace the follower boards with frames I spray bare foundation with sugar water to entice my bees to get to work building new honeycomb on them. Here's a couple sites to explore:

My entrance will be changed to the middle size (anywhere from one to several inches in width). I check the weather report daily to see if I need to switch back to the smallest entrance in the evening.

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