Sollux

Asset type: Bee Colony
Asset ID: 46
Description: 

3 lb package bees with Italian queen purchased from Poor Valley Bee Farm April 2020. Installed in cleaned-out 8-frame deep brood box with a few frames of honey salvaged from Eddie.

Location: Apiary
Geometry: 
Logs by type

Activities

Done Log ID Date Log name Assets Areas Notes Flags Categories Assigned to
476 Jul 16 2020 Hive Inspection #11 Sollux Apiary I think I finally know what's meant by "nectar flow"; the top box is already almost too heavy to handle! Tons of nectar, worker brood, and... Bees
458 Jul 3 2020 Hive Inspection #10 Sollux Apiary Couldn't get into the hive last weekend due to constant rain, but weather was perfect today. Several of the new frames in the newly added... Bees
439 Jun 21 2020 Hive Inspection #9 Sollux Apiary Queen located on rightmost frame. Other frames are more or less the same, with lots of capped and uncapped worker brood, and still quite a... Bees
430 Jun 13 2020 Hive Inspection #8 Sollux Apiary Frames are becoming more even, with mostly honey on ends of hive and a good mix of honey/pollen/brood throughout the middle. Queen found on... Bees
423 Jun 7 2020 Hive Inspection #7 Sollux Apiary Smooth and quick. TONS of bees but in a good mood. Rightmost white plastic frame is mostly pollen and honey. Next few are honey and brood.... Bees
407 May 31 2020 Hive Inspection #6 Sollux Apiary Right frame all capped brood and pollen. More pollen, some honey, but mostly capped and open brood on next three frames. TONS of brood!... Bees
383 May 24 2020 Hive Inspection #5 Sollux Apiary First couple of frames from right are now all honey/pollen. Worker and drone brood on the third, lots of eggs. Queen on fourth frame, seems... Bees
345 May 17 2020 Hive Inspection #4 Sollux Apiary Removed some burr comb from far right side of brood box. Far right hard plastic frame is now just honey and pollen. Same with second from... Bees
340 May 10 2020 Hive Inspection #3 Sollux Apiary Far left frame is heavy with uncapped honey/sugar syrup. Next few frames are still being drawn out. Next couple have mix of honey and... Bees
314 May 2 2020 Added IP camera Sollux Apiary Added spare ancient Foscam IP camera to keep an eye on the bees remotely. Also added a link on the wiki homepage. Bees
311 May 2 2020 Hive Inspection #2 Sollux Apiary Picture-perfect inspection. Bees extremely docile and happy, had to use very little smoke. They've been taking in the sugar syrup from the... Bees
291 Apr 27 2020 Hive Inspection #1 Sollux Apiary Queen located on far right frame (solid white plastic). The two rightmost frames seem to be brood frames. Some of the thin wired foundation... Bees
Operations

Observations

Done Log ID Date Log name Assets Areas Value Units Notes Flags Categories Assigned to
441 Jun 22 2020 More defensive than usual Sollux Apiary Walked by the hive this morning and had a bee chase me across the yard. Thought I was safe but still heard buzzing when I got back into the... Bees
250 Apr 20 2020 Sollux located in Apiary Sollux
Operations

Inputs

Done Log ID Date Log name Value Units Assets Areas Notes Flags Categories Assigned to
475 Jul 16 2020 Added Ross rounds super Sollux Apiary Bees
442 Jun 23 2020 Added second brood chamber Sollux Apiary Added a second brood chamber based on advice from an experienced Virginia beekeeper in this reddit post: https://www.reddit.com/r/... Bees
315 May 2 2020 Input 05/02/2020 - 20:06 Pollen Pattie Apiary Sollux 1 lbs Sollux Apiary Harvest Lane Honey PPBB-102 LB 15% Pollen Pattie - $15.78 on Amazon. Bees
Operations