Re: Tom Seeley's proposal -- keep bees in small colonies
It's essentially what we have been doing with a large percentage of our operation for quite a number of years. Each single has a first year queen and in that scenario, its rare to see a hive swarm unless you either get the super on late or they run out of room above the excluder and begin to backfill the brood nest. Our production is pretty good, and thats measured against the statewide average and thats on only 8 brood combs no less!
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