March 25

Swarm #3, about 1 lb of bees from city of Seaside in the same spot as swarm #2. Installed in medium 5 frame nuc in home yard.

Updates:

4/12/14, swarm had a virgin queen which is now mated and laying but the hive is very weak with only about 1.5 frames of bees.

4/30/14, I killed the queen in swarm #10 which only had about 1.5 frames of bees and added them to this hive.

5/3/14, The hive is queenless, The bees from swarm 10 must have killed the queen.

5/5/14, combined swarm #11 ( about 2 frames of bees) with this hive.

5/8/14, Could find no queen. Moved this hive to HS 2 and combined with a nuc of home raised queen.

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