Hey forum folk,
Cedar is away this week so Pete has stepped in to answer this week’s live beekeeping questions, including meeting your bees’ pollen requirements and dealing with a hot hive.
He also gives some tips on monitoring the health of your colony from outside of the hive when it’s too cold to get in for a proper inspection, and chats about swarming and what to do about it, as well as overcoming first inspection nerves.
What did you think about the pin system of deciding whether/when to re-queen? To re-queen or not to re-queen can be a bit of a divisive issue in beekeeping. What are your thoughts on it?
Here is the recording:
And the transcript:
P.S. Sorry, I’m not sure how to make that come up with a picture of Pete instead of Cedar! But Pete is who you will see when watching the video.