We got our first bees this Spring. We got an established double hive from a beekeeper friend and he said we should split them soon or they would probably swarm. We did split them and the hive body that was originally
on top has been doing extra good, they filled both their deep hive bodies, 1 super is full of honey and they are working on the second super. The other hive, the one that was originally the bottom, has never done well. We gave them a second deep box and they are not really doing anything in it, now I have been watching them and they are trying to rob from the strong hive. Not really sure what to do and how to help the weak hive to get better.