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Bees Put To Bed For The Winter

So the season has come to an end and we have setup our hives for the winter.  A final mite treatment of oxalic acid was applied, and 2 large soft sugar fondant cakes have been added to ensure they have enough feed till spring.  We have also winterized the hives by adding foil covered bubbl..

Final Extraction

We did our final extraction of honey from Calabogie Peaks Resort, and though we had an unfavorable year with all the rain, we ended up with a total of 118 lbs of honey.   The year wasn't it's best for many beekeepers in Eastern Ontario with all the rain, lots of lost queens, and lots of swarm..