Bees: inspecting the hives

The sun came out for a while, so we did the second inspection of the bee hives (not counting the initial installation).

One of the boxes was getting sufficiently full, so we added a second 8-frame deep box to give them more space for brood.

Here’s some drawn-out comb, with honey in the upper corners:

The other side is still being drawn out on top of the darker plastic foundation:

A bunch of worker cells:

More honey:

Not sure about these… might be drones or worker cells:

An example of a foundationless frame, where the bees build the entire comb, attached to a bar at the top:

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