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Best Time of Day to Inspect

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Is there a best time of day to inspect a hive?
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It depends a bit on the conditions where you are, but I like to do inspections when the foragers are out of the hive. For me that is generally between 10 AM and 3 or 4 PM.
I have always been told and try to inspect between 10 am to 2 pm when most of the bees are out looking for food. But sometimes the weather can force you to change your time.
When it's sunny and the bees are flying...
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