Stange color on comb

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by Jesse Young, Mar 5, 2020.

  1. Jesse Young

    Jesse Young New Member

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    It finally warmed up enough to check on my hives... I have been worried about a coupe since I haven't been able to see any of the usual spring activity on the outside of the hives. Today i opened up the hives and found that there was still plenty of honey in the comb in areas of the hive, but there is a blueish tinge covering the comb, almost like it has been frosted. Does any one know what this is? I don't think it is a mold since it doesn't scrape off the comb... The hive is still hanging on, but barely. I did see the queen in the hive, so I am hoping that the hive will rebound now that it is warming. If anyone has any ideas what the coloring on the comb is, it would be very helpful.
  2. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    sounds like mold?