I just checked a couple of my hives here at the house last weekend everything looked awesome lots of eggs larva pollen honey and bees.one of my hives is very crowed and are making swarm cells that I have been removing every week in hopes to delay it for a while to get as much honey as I can from this hive.Now I was shocked today when I slide my tray out of the back of my box the left side was full of millions of shb lava! They were in a drone comb I had in there in just one week they have destroyed the drone comb and over half of the drone.Man I thought we had a little more time before the shb showed up.I figured at least june before they showed up wishful thinking I guess.
I just wonder how many beeks have give up because of these pest? I mean bee keeping is like a losing battle, you want to put extra frames for the bees to draw if there's not enough bees to cover the frames forget it. ect ect ect..It is very frustrating!
well on the bright side I got there before anymore damage was done only lost one frame!