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  1. Beekeeping 101
    I know it's supposed to move only three feet a day, so the girls can find their way back, but I'd like to speed up the process. (It's too close to my neighbor's driveway as is.) It seems like I could move them three feet at a time every twelve hours or so and they'd all find home. Actually, as...
  2. Bee Forum
    Because of my location I have distinct spots in my apiary for hives. Each spring I have the need to move one or two colonies into a new position within the bee-yard for reasons that I won't go into now, but necessary. I usually can move the hives by either moving them a foot or so a day until...
  3. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    When splitting a TBH, how far apart should the 2 hives be set from one another?
  4. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    I've got this colony of bees close to the ground in an oak tree. I can put a bait trap close to it. The colony is in a treeline at the edge of a cattle pasture. I can set the trap 1' from the hive or 1000' from the hive across open pasture in some other trees. People talk of catching swarms...