Bees bearding around hive entrance
This hive has been doing this for a couple months- they are in three brood boxes and getting a super tomorrow. For some reason this one hive always beards, and has swarmed twice.
They seem to be fanning, but it is night time and quite cool out. I just can't figure out why they are fanning (and lickng the entance ramp??)
Any ideas what's going on?
My other hives never do this.
And you can hear them from 5-6' away!
Thanks for any help.
I was planning to take one brood box to another hive tomorrow to bring it down to a manageable two boxes + super.