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Sunday, August 27, 2006

What's happening in the supers?


I took another full of honey super off of Destin today. I followed my procedures from last week, removing the individual frames, shaking off the bees, brushing off the remaining bees and putting the frame in an empty super under a sheet.

I checked on another super on Desting and it was in the early stages of production. In the first picture you can see uncapped honey. In the second picture from a frame closer to the center of the super, you can see honey beginning to be capped. In the last picture you can see pollen being stored in the frame.
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