Oxford Bees

Colony 07

Submitted by will on Fri, 06/04/2018 - 20:00

Colony 7 arrived as a swarm from a Top Bar Hive near the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. The colony had been untreated for a couple of years.

The colony dropped enormous quantities of Varroa mites onto the base board. This started almost immediately

Location
Central Oxford
Origin of swarm
from a no-treatment colony in a Top Bar Hive near John Radcliffe Hospital site
Start Date
End Date
Untreated since date
Seasons untreated
1
What happened to the colony?
Starved next to stores during spring 2018