I lost my hive this winter

I don't think it was colony collapse disorder, just a tough winter on a weak hive. Hoping to get a new one at the end of next month and give it another go.

Reshared post from +The New York Times

2012 was a disastrous year for bees.

Read more about the mysterious malady that's wiping out as many as half of the beehives needed to pollinate much of America’s produce: http://nyti.ms/YIncTx


5 Responses to “I lost my hive this winter”

  1. Ben Ryan says:

    I remember seeing something about this even a few years ago. The US has been importing bees from Australia because they needed a different genetic tree, basically…shows what a fine balance everything is

    · July 20, 2013 @ 12:52 pm

  2. Seán Duggan says:

    Condolences…and good luck with "Hive, the Sequel".

    · July 20, 2013 @ 12:52 pm

  3. This makes me so sad. I'm sorry about your bees.

    · July 20, 2013 @ 12:52 pm

  4. Sorry to hear that Rob :-( Have heard that allot of people lost their hives this winter.

    · July 20, 2013 @ 12:52 pm

  5. Rob Sylvan says:

    Yeah, I've heard the same from my local beekeepers association.

    · July 20, 2013 @ 12:52 pm

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