H2D14 - Queenright!

Today is the feast of Saint Peter Celestine who was Pope Celestine V.

Why the sudden interest in the calendar?  Today is a very happy day for the nervous beekeeper.  Art was right.  There’s sealed brood, larvae curled up, capped honey, nectar, pollen… and somewhere there’s a queen!  This image is linked to the original on which you may see much more detail.

Here’s a view from the back of the undisturbed hive:

Here’s a look at the combs:


Remember those combs that I knocked off last time?

Here they are:

The bees have attached them to the side of the hive, but have pretty well drained the comb.  Maybe this is a good way to get wax?

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