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winterizing downsizing

  1. Bee Forum
    First year beekeeper here. I have 2 colonies, each in double, 10 frame deep Langstroth hives. One colony seems very strong and looks to have filled out most of the frames in both boxes. However the other colony seems weaker and has not kept pace with the other box in increasing the colony size...
  2. Bee Forum
    Is it common to remove empty brood boxes going into winter? I live in the North East and one of my hives ended this season with 2 deep hive bodies and 2 medium supers. My queen laid in all 4 boxes on the right side and stores were primarily kept on the left side. My bottom deep hive body...
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