Package Install Final Prep

Tomorrow I have a bunch of packages to install for honey production, making mating nucs, and general queen production! Today I need to mix up 30-40 gallons of spring feed and get my vice-grips and knife I use. I will hopefully be getting started on my packages nice and early and will go live onContinue reading “Package Install Final Prep”

Varroa Sensitive Hygiene (VSH)

What is it: VSH is a trait that is expressed in honey bees where they will remove the varroa destructor mite infested cells from the brood nest. It is a physical and natural way for a hive to control mite populations. This enables the hive to thrive throughout the honey production season keeping mites inContinue reading “Varroa Sensitive Hygiene (VSH)”