Re: Tanging the Bees
well, let's see
I know of a few stories in older books that describe it. there is a wiki page on it too.
mostly from a couple stories I have read in old books, the person chasing the swarm clanged to let everyone else know it was theirs. this was back in pilgrim times when bees first came over, I expect it's a tradition that started in europe.
the theory i have seen on how it works is that the bees are sensitive to the air vibrations the metal on metal clanging causes and disturbs them to the point thy must stop flying.
No, I am NOT a bee "Keeper". Anything I post is just my opinion. Take it easy and think for yourself.