well these hives where installed on the march 11 2005, after they were installed some drifted and 1 of the 2 hives got a big head start . I thought i might share with some of you that hasnt started yet are just starting your packages, remember these hives where installed 16 hours apart
this is the strong hive that he has already put a second brood chamber on, the first pic has the queen in it.
the queens is in the left center at bottom
this is a pic of another hive that the bees drifted to the strong hive after installed, the hives where installed 16 hours apart with the strongest hive (now) being first. first pic is on the 6th frame that has been drawn out, there are 5 frames with capped brood , just havent hatch out yet, the queen is in the first pic. the cells are full of eggs in the 1st pic below.
queen is in the left center at top
hope this wasnt to many pics to post , just thought they would give someone a idea what to look for , these are the kona queens, do any of you old pro's see anything wrong with these pic's?