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I know two hives looked like this last night both times I looke 2 am - 3am . It was low 60's last night .
I'm sure it's normal but have never checked them at them hours . But was hauling bees in last night and putting them out and this is what I seen in this one and another didnt check them all . Just thought I would share since most probley think they sleep all night .

 

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Indeed, they stay busy! I check on mine morning and night (through the window) and they do quite a bit over night. I put 1L of syrup in the hive around 9pm last night. In the morning it was gone (the syrup not the jar)!
 

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Even though it is 60 degrees out side the hive may be over heated. All that sugar makes a lot of heat. Look closer if you can and see if they are fanning.
 

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Even though it is 60 degrees out side the hive may be over heated. All that sugar makes a lot of heat. Look closer if you can and see if they are fanning.
They didn't seem to be fanning as that's what I thought they may have been doing . They look like they was trying to block the entrance off . Don't know thought first time I had every looked at them in them hours .

I just snapped the pic to share on here what I seen at 2-3 in the morning .
 

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Huh. My bees do this most nights, too.. I just thought they were chillin' out front due to the warm weather we've been having.
 
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