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hiving a package

  1. Beekeeping 101
    Hello all. I'm using 10 frame Lang style boxes for my bees. I have another package on order that I should in a few weeks. I started off last year with hiving my packages into new boxes and letting them build from there. Over the course of the summer with stripping/combining/hive losses I've...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I hived a package last Thursday - about 4 1/2 days ago - and I just checked it yesterday. It was put in a foundationless frame hive, not sure if this has a bearing or not. At any rate, The bees seem active and happy, flying to and from everywhere around the house and yard, but when I opened the...
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