Hive Checkup

What a fantastic beekeeping season we've had! Despite the early rain, we were able to do an inspection on both hives. Hive Belaire, which started as a swarm rescued from the San Leandro Fire Department, has a gorgeous brood pattern. Even this late in the season, she seems to be holding her own.

We had to treat the Orchard Hive for Varroa mites, but now they seem to be doing fine.