Jim describes a swarm that landed beneath the colony on the screened bottom board. The only way to get to it was to disassemble the colony.
Next Lesson: Hiving Three Swarms
- Is it “normal” for a swarm to go under the parent colony?
- Why would you not want to destroy swarm queen cells within a colony?
- Why is a push in cage used when hiving this swarm in the new box?
- Why are the bees scenting at the hive entrance?