Dead Stinkin’ Drones

This is the time of year I often get a whiff something foul around my hives. It’s the stink of dead drones rotting on the ground outside the bottom entrance.

Dead stinkin' drones. (Oct . 15, 2015.)

Dead stinkin’ drones. (Oct . 15, 2015.)

Poof! I think I just popped someone’s idealized beekeeping bubble.