A Busy July day (video)

My nucleus is building up strength. It takes 40 days from its egg-laying to a worker bee going out on its foraging missions (bees spend their first ten days in the hive doing household chores). This means that the bees now out foraging were eggs long before I acquired the nuc.

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Frustration (video)

I stopped off to wish my bees a good afternoon and to ask after their mother. One worker was clearly in some discomfort.

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