Two weeks later, a recent heavy late-season freeze may have taken a toll on the colony. John and Jim inspect the colony to see how it can be helped. The queen cells seen earlier are revisited. They have been destroyed. Mature drones are now plentiful. The colony is okay, but not thriving.
Next Lesson: Spring Management – Part 4
- What happened that may have caused problems for the colony in this segment?
- Is the visited colony beyond the danger of starvation?
- Does the colony appear to be progressing in terms of drone development?