This is a follow up video to the Bee Package Installation video that documents two different ways of installing new bee colonies.
In this video I check on the health and vitality of the bees and release each queen using the four-hour release method.
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The hatching of new ducklings and the onslaught of fox, raccoon and mink predation has inspired me to finally prepare their palace.
In this video I check in on the health and vitality of the two new colonies of Carniolans I installed about three weeks ago. I have a little beekeeper apprentice working along side me this time.
This video records two methods for introducing another bundle of bees. One way exhibits the more customary strategy for shaking the honey bees from the bundle into the Langstroth Hive. The other strategy exhibits how to just place the new honey bee bundle specifically into the hive.