I have made a new video abot swarming control. We used our observations and made up the stages of preparing the bees for swarming. What do you think about this control system? I hope my explanation was clear.
If you want to be a good beekeeper you need to know stages of...
I have 2 hives since last July. Kept them nice and well.
2 days ago did brief inspection of one and today did about the same but for both hives.
1 hive has all its brood in the top box and I didn't noticed any queen cells.
2nd hive has brood in the middle of 2 boxes and, I noticed today...
I installed two packages at the end of April, and I wanted to do what I could to prevent them swarming the way my 2010 bees did.
So, throughout May I made sure they didn't have more than 3/4 of the frames built out in any box. (I run all 8-frame foundationless mediums). But, still being a...