Quiz 7a Early Spring Management

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The beekeeping year starts in the spring, about , when the start to rise and the hours noticeably begin to draw out. The , having survived the winter by together in the shelter of the hive, keeping and protecting the , begins to stir. With comparatively low and with little or no having been produced over the winter to provide replacements, the colony is ready to get busy foraging and bringing much needed into the hive. The plants including , snowdrop, and crocus provide the opportunity and the forager bees don't miss the chance whenever the permits. The appearance of fresh pollen and nectar in the hive triggers the to increase which has the effect of increasing the overall from simply keeping warm to , nursing the brood, feeding, storing and many other duties.