Honeybees thieves hit Eastern Ontario

Humans have a tendency to presume that everyone like yourself, who likes the same sports team or has the same interests, is good or should be trusted. Beekeepers, doubly so. Unfortunately, some beekeepers proved just how unworthy they are of that trust this week when they cleaned out an apiary of a dear friend of ours: It was a professional heist. The culprits …

The splits are doing very well

This was the scene inside hive #1 today when I added a second box.  I split it into two singles and two nucs less than three weeks ago. I think they’ve recovered, don’t you? 😉