Well I lost a good hive today. I noticed a couple of days ago there was not as much activity at this hive so today I went into it and nothing but pollen left and about 400 bees. I don't know if the queen abscond and then they got robbed or they got robbed and then she abscond. They where one of my good producers, I pulled 80# of honey from them three weeks ago and they where going strong. These bees were from Russian stock with about sixty thousand bees in it. I just don't get how this happen. If any one has a opinion on how this can happen or how I can keep this from happening to one of my other hive I would greatly appreciate it.