Wow that is awesome. Wish I could find a tree like that.
I wish he didn't want to get rid of them. I'd be more than happy to put up a few swarm traps and trap the swarms coming out of it for a few years just to get the genes. I need to do some reading on trap-outs though. It's about a 45 minute drive from home so I don't want to make the trip a hundred times if I don't have to.Wow that is awesome. Wish I could find a tree like that.
Unfortunately, the owner wants the bees gone from his tree. But there must be some more bees around there. I will be very curious to check on this last swarm after being gone for five days starting about an hour after I hived them.Hang a couple swarm traps on the post and save yourself some trips.