That could be a hard one to shake into a box.
Neat swarm. I thought it would be a bit late for swarms but I guess the bees don't know that.
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I wish my swarms would land that low. Mine go to the top of the highest trees on my property.
Looks like a rather large swarm for this late in the year. That one looks like it worth feeding thru the winter. Good Luck
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Hmm, I'm guessing the kids didn't want to play on the slide.
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Great photo, good swarm. So, how'd you hive 'em?
I am confused,
I thought bees primarily swarmed in the spring is that incorrect is this a rare occurrence. Just trying to learn.
There are lots of reasons to see a swarm this time of year. Usually the reason is not because they are being cast from a healthy colony. There are a lot of ferals in this part of the country and with some of the storms we have had moving through this swarm may have actually absconded a tree that broke in a storm or just got overwhelmed by SHB or wax moth.
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