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Tag Archives: wax moth
We went along to the Auckland bee club meeting, it was Rocky’s turn to car pool so we went along in his Land rover to the club rooms. The usual access to the car park was sealed off with a … Continue reading
Removed the roof and noticed some dampness at some of the corners of the roof, will need to investigate this further. I inspected both brood boxes and it is evident that the hive is rather infested with Varroa Mites. I … Continue reading
Mokoroa 1 Did a full inspection of the hive today, still a few ¾ frames in the hive from when I was feeding them the stores from last year. Loads of brood today and spotted the Queen walking around, the … Continue reading
Quick Check after a day’s work to see how things are going in Mokoroa 1, well some good and bad news… The Queen is laying well and we saw some new brood and some new eggs, also spotted the queen … Continue reading
Did the inspection of Goldie today, the weather was patchy today. So couldn’t get started until after two pm. Took a while to light the smoker as most of the wood is also damp. We needed to get the Apistan … Continue reading
Went along to the Auckland Bee Club to discuss Wax moths and closing down your hives for winter Continue reading
I did a full inspection of the new merged hive today and all looked great, did spot a varroa mite on the back of one of the workers. So will have to treat for them when the supers are all … Continue reading