Re: Factors contributing to Swarms and Swarm Prevention
It is not the bars it is the foundation. It is not their foundation and it smells different. Again, you were limited because you cannot pull up a deep frame into a medium box. It is crazy but you can do the opposite, pull up a medium frame into a deep box and then you might have had a configuration more like Michael P.
Originally Posted by Daniel Y
Daniel, it is not your beekeeping it is your limitation with the equipment you had starting out as a back yard beekeeper. We all had this problem because we didn't learn soon enough the benefits of using all the same equipment. It don't matter if it is all deeps or all mediums, you choose. Mediums are lighter but the equivalent equipment costs more. So make your selection based on these two parameters.
Zone 5a, Practicing non-intervention beekeeping