Beekeper's log / Blog
Rough Balkan winter - but the bees are doing well
The check of food supplies had to be postponed due the bad weather
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).