Updated: Jul 26, 2022
The best way to determine what is going on is to keep up with your inspections.
Even when the bees are cranky, keep up with your inspections.
The mid summer dearth can hit colonies hard, so can robbing. Use caution when feeding bees as smaller colonies can get robbed easily.
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