If you haven’t done so already, you may be overdue for adding honey supers to your hives. Honey supers are essential for honey collection, but perhaps just as important for relieving overcrowding inside the hive.
Installing a new bee package is not difficult, if you rehearse the steps needed and round up all of your equipment ahead of time. You should plan to introduce your bees to the hive on the day your package arrives, if possible.
One of the more proactive steps you can take as a beekeeper is to feed your hives in the springtime. By feeding them, you essentially extend their brooding and production cycles; you are helping them build the hive, produce wax, and overcome stress.
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