Mr twt, DRY; -20inches here, feed to start with, clover for the swarms that I caught, then to a 400ac. cotton field. left them too long wating for bloom here and only gor 5gal honey.lost them at the clover on the cotton now here on golden rod plenty polen no nectar even though had coupla showers, and one rain in last 3 weeks
Mical,not much chance for a windshield here, but looks like where ever I go them little old barn swallows show up. I usually get results from the eggs,but had to buy 5 to get those hives going befor cotton
I sure have been trying to sop up all you put out about queens if that hardison method will work for me, sho gona have me some in reserve by early spring-- got me some wax foundation hopefully being drawn now.
still have 28 going, couple week that just chunked a coupla small swarms in to re queen.
Mr brian, all deeps but 3 topbar(no problems). as of tuesday feeding, going good with 2 feeders, one at ten hive wagon being ignored, even stired in some anice, and rubed top with honey--not the first bee and been 2 days
shore appreciate youalls adv.