Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hop Queen the drone layer

Well Kyle’s first supervised inspection took place on friday. He inspected the brewery bees headed up by the Hop Queen. This was a swarm that arrived on the day we visited the Great Yorkshire Brewery. It was clear during Kyle’s … Continue reading

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Fairwell Phoebee

I have today (fri 1st aug) returned from a week away. I have inspected the hives and….. Big beautiful boudica is being elusive but the hive is growing well. We saw brood in all stages and nectar is obviously coming … Continue reading

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A Mice Surprise!

I have a fear that this blog may turn into a pun exchange with happy hour at the top bar hive. I went inspect Boudica and her meanie bees last night. I lifted the lid to find a field mouse … Continue reading

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