hived my 2 new hives may 6th. Had 8 of 10 medium frames drawn out in both june 4th. Have been feeding whole time. Added 2nd medium.My question,Will they be ok without feeding for 10 days while i'm on vacation.Thank you in advance for your input.
Is the weather going to be good enough for them to forage? How much syrup do they have stored already? To be safe I would put a gallon of feed on them incase they may need it. I assume you have them on foundation.
My bees would probably *love it* if I took a 10 day vacation. Due to unforeseen circumstances, I have had to be in the hives a whole lot more than I wanted to be. Right now, I have a Russian queen being introduced into an Italian split, and another hive that may have just gone queenless, but I should be able to ignore the other two until 4th of July when they need to be checked for brood.
Doing a big cutout with another beek tomorrow, so that should keep me occupied for a little while.
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