Explore important insights from your apiary: number of weak bee colonies.
– build up slowly;
– do not develop into strong colonies if they are left alone;
– have a smaller number of foraging bees;
– produce little honey even if a good nectar flow exists;
– are vulnerable to robbing by robber bees from stronger colonies.
In order to boost the weak colony you can do the following:
– transfer frames of sealed brood from a strong colony,
– requeen or
– unite with other colony.