Homeowner wanted the comb removed from their house. Thought the bees would leave if they were cut off with this trap then they could proceed with comb removal. Told me the bees wouldn't leave, they've been like this for a week and I could have them if I would take them away....and I would like to get them.
I have 2 first year hives neither really strong. One is from a swarm and I Hogan trapped the other. This is my first year with bees too. I'm making a bee vac and could use that if that's the best way to go, not sure.
I'm curious as to what's best to do after I get them. It looks like there may be too many bees for 1 deep. Is it best to keep them together in one hive or split them or introduce them to my other 2 hives.
Basically, what are my best options for collecting them, and best options for what to do with them mid summer. Thanks, Bret
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