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Today I went to do a quick peep to see how my hives are overwintering and when I noticed there were no signs of life I did an inspection to see what might have caused the deaths..and that’s when I noticed the whitish,pinkish mold or dust. Any ideas of what it could be? I believe the bees died due to varroa and starvation. Could this be a form of chalk brood? The hive was alive roughly three weeks ago.
 

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It is a normal mold that forms on unattended comb that contain food stores. When the comb is placed back into a functioning colony the bees will remove the mold.
 

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Definitely looks like wax bloom to me too, but I don't know what the pink spots are unless that's the color of the honey before it was capped.
 

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It looks like capped honey so they didn’t starve.
 
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