I have a load of drones - and they seem bigger than last year.
My only problem is I stupidly put the old brood above the queen ex as the queen was on the new frames. (Bailey ex) Now I have to go into the hives every 2 days to allow the drones to get out. Dont want to change again as drone on both boxes
Live and learn- but do we
I have no bees yet, but have been watching to see what honey bees may already make it to my garden.
And all I've seen are bumbles and drones!
So why are there drones here but no workers? Do drones travel further? They were lurking around my redcurrant bush and resting on the leaves. The first I saw was decidedly groggy but the later two were more active.