out of the 2 new hives one has settled and one hasn't... is it due to one having more bees?
For the one that hasn't I went in and pulled the super, removed the bees then the honey loaded frames and swapped them for fresh foundation... the super below, on top of the excluder, is also full.... will harvest that to lighten it and when the weather clears was planning on looking in the brood boxes....
well I had a look below and the ground is littered with 100's of pupa :'( suspect they overheated but I'm now at a loss of what to do... they are bearded up to the top of the 2nd brood box... what are the ramifications for this hive and how should I proceed? Is it possible I may have to ditch the contents of the brood boxes???
I'm having palpitations over this
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