We decided to get going first thing this morning and see if they by chance formed a ball or not. What we found (after Miss Izzy went to the animal hospital for a pygmy rattlesnake bite), was the same thing. No order or reason, and no ball of bees. Any ideas?
I cleaned out the old hive I had, and placed a dish with some honey inside, hoping that it might entice them to visit and stay awhile. They quickly found the honey, but so far, have done nothing but
I also saw this activity by my hive, it looks like fighting. Not something you'd see from a well established hive of working order. If you can help answer my question or know someone that might, will you please let me know?
If this is the scene a few months back when we lost our original hive, I can see how they were taken over. There are just so many bees! They didn't stand a chance.