Queen Regina Margherita of the House of Savoy (Aka: Marge) continues to impress. Going into the winter, her hives benchmark weight was 67.2 lbs. There was a daily fluctuation of 1.5 lbs. when the weather was warm and the bees were able to vacate the hive for cleansing and orientation flights.
Our bees are showing a perfect pattern of bee behavior during the winter months. According to the WiFI HIve scale, the bees are strong in both resources (honey and bee numbers.