Re: Will long smoking force swarming?
Kyle Leonard: Will long smoking force swarming?
Could I build an enclosed trap, attach it to the tree, slowly smoke the bees over a period of hours creating a swarm
Are we asking about making a hive swarm, or getting a swarm out of a tree?
Originally Posted by Michael Bush
I don't know why anyone would want to take hours to smoke them out of the tree, if you can reach them. Just shake them into a nuc or hive and be done with it. Then put it on the ground and the rest will follow. Close it up that evening and take them to where you want them.
"Where wisdom is called for, force is of little use."
Herodotus (circa 485-425 BC), Greek Historian