About Dead Bees – Forensics

Photo credit: Ann Harman.

Unfortunately hives die sometimes. Winter colony forensics are not easy, especially if you have not been in the hive recently to gather information on conditions.  In a recent posting to a scientific beekeeping list server Randy Oliver from Scientific Beekeeping made the following observations.  These are worth saving for future reference as no single book or source summarizes this information in so few words.

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