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Spring Bee Flight

Jim takes a brief trip to the spring bee yard where the forager bees are bringing back early season pollen. The weather is still very cool so only out-of-hive observations are taken. 

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Questions:

  1. Should colonies be opened during cold spring conditions for inspection?
  2. Even on a cool spring day bees may be seen carrying early season                     .
  3. Is it possible to determine anything about a colony’s health by not opening it on a cool spring day?