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Swarming hives as well as techniques and experience catching those "wild" bees.

  1. Any guesses? Swarm took 6 weeks to start laying?

    Started by AbbyD, Yesterday 03:46 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 104
    Yesterday, 09:41 PM Go to last post
  2. Swarm trap opinions please.

    Started by Larry in OK, 04-27-2020 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 643
    Yesterday, 08:47 PM Go to last post
  3. Late swarm trapping

    Started by gwb, 05-29-2020 05:28 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 265
    Yesterday, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  4. Trapping 2020 - success rate?

    Started by GregV, 04-09-2020 01:35 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 1,960
    Yesterday, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  5. Getting Bees Out of a Column?

    Started by KateMonster, 05-27-2020 05:42 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 263
    05-31-2020, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Stupid bee math, and size of a bait hive

    Started by Absinthe, 05-30-2020 03:20 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 220
    05-31-2020, 02:42 PM Go to last post
  7. Swarm causes

    Started by Jmsskyls, 05-30-2020 01:20 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 139
    05-30-2020, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  8. Swarm?

    Started by Trin, 05-29-2020 01:25 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 167
    05-30-2020, 09:33 PM Go to last post
  9. The Disposition Of Scout Bees

    Started by Fivej, 05-25-2020 08:07 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 518
    05-29-2020, 05:37 PM Go to last post
  10. backtracking a swarm?

    Started by Trin, 05-29-2020 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 109
    05-29-2020, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  11. Removal prices

    Started by challenger, 05-29-2020 02:55 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 84
    05-29-2020, 02:55 PM Go to last post
  12. Catching Wax Moths!

    Started by Absinthe, 05-28-2020 11:17 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 120
    05-29-2020, 05:53 AM Go to last post
  13. Caught swarms

    Started by centsoffreedom, 05-28-2020 07:58 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 99
    05-29-2020, 02:59 AM Go to last post
  14. First swarm of the season!

    Started by Northwest PA Beekeeper, 05-28-2020 05:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 70
    05-28-2020, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  15. Anybody in Cherokee Village, AR?

    Started by c-bees, 05-28-2020 05:04 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 39
    05-28-2020, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  16. How many bees actually investigate new home

    Started by marksmith, 05-27-2020 08:42 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 152
    05-28-2020, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  17. Best Bee Vac?

    Started by BryansBees, 05-24-2020 09:17 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 254
    05-28-2020, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  18. Virgin queen ? / swarm catch

    Started by CreamPuffFarm, 05-27-2020 05:29 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 109
    05-27-2020, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Swarm now no queen...now what?

    Started by nbstl68, 05-23-2020 03:02 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 357
    05-27-2020, 07:56 PM Go to last post
  20. Question speculation: direction the swarm takes

    Started by Yunzow, 05-27-2020 01:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 111
    05-27-2020, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  21. Question Caught my first swarm! When to move it?

    Started by Yunzow, 05-14-2020 03:58 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 373
    05-27-2020, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  22. Trapping out a new swarm?

    Started by Happy Home, 05-23-2020 09:24 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 137
    05-27-2020, 07:25 AM Go to last post
  23. Feral Bees?

    Started by Trin, 05-19-2020 08:41 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 275
    05-27-2020, 07:05 AM Go to last post
  24. Northern Minnesota

    Started by RPA2019, 05-20-2020 09:04 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 100
    05-27-2020, 06:53 AM Go to last post
  25. When to transfer a swarm box into a hive

    Started by Thunderstorm6274, 04-04-2020 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 706
    05-25-2020, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  26. Swarm trapping and traps

    Started by Absinthe, 05-22-2020 12:07 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 519
    05-22-2020, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  27. Caught a swarm this morning

    Started by welder 59, 05-15-2020 11:07 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 205
    05-22-2020, 07:42 PM Go to last post
  28. Big, inconvenient swarm....

    Started by lemmje, 05-21-2020 12:43 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 191
    05-21-2020, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  29. Plastic frames in a trap?

    Started by GregV, 05-21-2020 10:03 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 176
    05-21-2020, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  30. scouts at a trap

    Started by pintail_drake2004, 05-19-2020 01:51 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 161
    05-19-2020, 10:03 PM Go to last post
  31. Swarm Trap Post - no more climbing trees

    Started by MaineMike, 05-16-2020 05:32 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 299
    05-18-2020, 08:06 AM Go to last post
  32. Best way to catch a swarm

    Started by aiannar974, 05-09-2020 04:20 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 396
    05-18-2020, 08:00 AM Go to last post
  33. Ladies please make up your mind!

    Started by chiara, 03-16-2020 01:08 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,038
    05-18-2020, 07:17 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 396
    05-16-2020, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  34. What If Too Much Comb?

    Started by b1rd, 05-14-2020 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 224
    05-15-2020, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  35. First Swarm Trap here in upstate New York

    Started by BattenkillJB, 05-15-2020 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 107
    05-15-2020, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  36. Swarm Traps from Idle gear?

    Started by Absinthe, 05-09-2020 10:12 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 792
    05-13-2020, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  37. Swarm caught, should I find Queen or not?

    Started by RustedBucket, 05-13-2020 05:55 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 172
    05-13-2020, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  38. Caught my first swarm today

    Started by JSneed, 04-30-2020 07:14 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 557
    05-07-2020, 08:08 PM Go to last post
  39. Swarm split in two groups--unusual?

    Started by cconnell, 04-30-2020 10:06 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 486
    05-07-2020, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  40. Finally!!! We have achieved Bee!

    Started by JayTee, 05-02-2020 05:27 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 351
    05-07-2020, 11:38 AM Go to last post
  41. Swarm Bearded on Trap

    Started by Ironclad, 05-03-2020 03:53 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 318
    05-06-2020, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  42. Camera-shy bees

    Started by clong, 05-04-2020 11:31 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 180
    05-06-2020, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  43. Usurpation swarm - kind of

    Started by Spur9, 05-04-2020 06:12 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 152
    05-06-2020, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  44. Too cool to do a cutout?

    Started by pseudoacacia, 05-05-2020 12:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 110
    05-05-2020, 12:10 PM Go to last post
  45. Question Strong hive swarmed; When to worry?

    Started by MrsDoni, 04-27-2020 03:35 PM
    hive swarmed, newly hatched queens
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 312
    05-03-2020, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  46. Should I wait to take bees from swarm trap?

    Started by shaneTX, 05-02-2020 08:19 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 187
    05-02-2020, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  47. To early for cut out before demolition ?

    Started by Payne, 05-02-2020 06:51 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 152
    05-02-2020, 09:52 AM Go to last post
  48. Swarm behavior

    Started by RobA, 04-30-2020 08:05 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 193
    04-30-2020, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  49. When does a stuck swarm become bee vacuum safe

    Started by J.Lee, 04-20-2020 08:04 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 347
    04-29-2020, 08:18 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 287
    04-28-2020, 02:58 PM Go to last post
  50. Do colonies ever send out tiny swarms?

    Started by shaneTX, 04-24-2020 07:16 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 350
    04-25-2020, 01:10 PM Go to last post
  51. Swarmed hive has cluster under hive still

    Started by Jamie D, 04-20-2020 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 235
    04-20-2020, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  52. Queens in alcohol

    Started by Nicksotherhoney, 04-18-2020 08:27 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 341
    04-19-2020, 07:25 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 209
    04-19-2020, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  53. What would happen if...

    Started by Tigger19687, 04-17-2020 08:23 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 351
    04-17-2020, 09:37 PM Go to last post
  54. Whats going on here???

    Started by Cdawg, 04-08-2020 10:49 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 566
    04-17-2020, 09:23 PM Go to last post
  55. Swarm Trapping Presentation

    Started by hankstump, 04-03-2020 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 732
    04-16-2020, 07:04 AM Go to last post
  56. Swarm Yesterday

    Started by ny12569, 04-13-2020 07:47 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 328
    04-16-2020, 02:57 AM Go to last post
  57. Anyone noticing more swarms this season?

    Started by Beeherenow, 04-13-2020 02:17 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 445
    04-15-2020, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  58. Caught a swarm.... a few question.

    Started by Norcalguy, 04-11-2020 06:11 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 307
    04-11-2020, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  59. Bee Vac fail

    Started by NCBeeGuy, 03-30-2020 02:55 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 717
    04-11-2020, 05:58 AM Go to last post
  60. Multiple Swarms - Single Hive - Re-Swarm?

    Started by VaJim, 04-09-2020 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 266
    04-09-2020, 07:02 PM Go to last post
  61. Swarm Problem

    Started by Hayden01, 04-06-2020 11:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 269
    04-06-2020, 10:12 PM Go to last post
  62. Did I lose a swarm?

    Started by pmartens, 04-06-2020 05:48 PM
    absconding, swarm, trap
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 221
    04-06-2020, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  63. Hypothetical swarm prevention question

    Started by RobA, 04-06-2020 07:55 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 195
    04-06-2020, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  64. Accidental Swarm Catch

    Started by PoppyFlower, 04-03-2020 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 280
    04-04-2020, 07:40 AM Go to last post
  65. How to remove bees/comb from felled tree?

    Started by granlbee, 04-02-2020 02:08 AM
    comb, hive, remove, save, tree
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 247
    04-02-2020, 11:15 AM Go to last post
  66. Bait hives? Does size matter? It's the log!

    Started by odfrank, 03-26-2020 11:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 581
    03-31-2020, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  67. Old comb still has food in it

    Started by Wrenchforhire, 03-29-2020 11:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 232
    03-29-2020, 03:39 PM Go to last post
  68. Potential Swarm?

    Started by devinsoap, 03-08-2020 02:58 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 513
    03-29-2020, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  69. How often to re-bate swarm trap

    Started by kmcdaniel, 03-06-2020 03:54 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,426
    03-26-2020, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  70. Any ideas how to get colony to return?

    Started by tmorrill13, 03-24-2020 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 296
    03-24-2020, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  71. Evicting a fresh swarm?

    Started by IAmTheWaterbug, 03-26-2016 05:24 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,814
    03-23-2020, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  72. Luring swarm in progress into baithive?

    Started by odfrank, 03-14-2020 12:53 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 382
    03-23-2020, 11:43 AM Go to last post

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