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Second Brood Boxes

After installing about a month ago, it was time to add a second brood box and take off the feeders this week. Each hive is growing well--some faster than others--but looks like everything is on track in each one. The queens are laying, nectar and pollen is flowing, and new bees continue to emerge from their cells.

Bees At Entrance

The seven-year-old finally got into things this week by manning the smoker at the first inspection of the day!

Smoking Ike