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Rough Balkan winter - but the bees are doing well

The check of food supplies had to be postponed due the bad weather

3/22/20231 min read

The Balkan winters are tough...

Food supply check postponed


Yellow jackets are pesky and taking advantage of the bees low temperature tolerance. They enter the hive one by one to steal honey by tiptoeing around the beehive ball (comprised of all the bees around the queen, vibrating with its wings to generate heat and keep all warm).