Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Bee Meeting

On Sunday we had our monthly beekeepers association meeting.  This month instead of meeting and just talking about beekeeping we met at one of the member's house who has 11 hives and opened them up for inspections.  It was great to observe real hives and learn from the more experienced beekeepers.

Can you see the queen?  She is the large bee in the middle at the bottom of the big cluster in the center of the picture.  She has a larger abdomen that isn't striped.

On this frame you can see two sphere like cells that are built on top of the frame and are open facing downward.  These are queen cells for supersedure.

Two drone larva with mites on them.

Of course while I was there I wanted a picture of their garden.

No comments:

Post a Comment