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  1. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    A German Beekeeper who calls himself Franky has developed a novel way of preventing a prime swarm from heading off: The system is based on a little metallic plate glued to the thorax of the queen and a magnetic bar fixed above the hive entrance. As the queen leaves the hive she gets attached to...
  2. Bee Forum
    I got to help with packages for the first time this year while marking queens. Getting the cans out quickly wasnt easy. I noticed the cans were not aluminum and got a big magnet and attached it to the can, pulled it straight out of the package with no digging around trying to get the rim up, it...