Checked mine when we had that warm up a week or so ago temps got in the 50's and alot of bee's were flying and getting a good cleansing flight , the snow all around the hives was a yellow brown color , I also put more sugar bricks on while it was warm.
Nothing to be gained by checking unless you are prepared to add sugar bricks to keep them form starving. It was -25 here and I will be opening to put on pollen patties in a week irregardless of the weather. My wraps are designed to be opened and closed in seconds.
I went and check today. Didnt open just checked entrances, knocked on sides heard a buzz in two of four. Seen activity at 2 or the hives cleansing flights. Looks like some mouse activity too. ☹☹☹ Hope they didnt get in. I have mouse guards and there is no where for them to get in i hope. Think there are in the hive Cousy.
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