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Picked up three swarms in last two days and one more this AM.

Two of the three were in the same place, 5ft from each other and a day apart. A bee tree is 20ft from where the swarms were at. A Double!


It is happy time in So Cal!
 

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It seems that if a swarm is removed and what ever they were clustered on was left behind the chances are pretty good that another swarm will land in the same place. I have noticed this in my bee yards that it is usually the same branch that will have different swarms on it throughout the season when I'm not doing a good job of keeping up with my swarm control.:lookout:
 

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I have my swarm traps out....just waiting for the first one. BEESLAVE I agree I had one last year that just started applying wax (very small dots of wax) to the leaves and branch...had three land on that same place. My dad caught 8 swarms in 6 weeks last summer using the same box and the same tree...we are hoping for a repeat swarm season :D
 

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Picked up three swarms in last two days and one more this AM.

Two of the three were in the same place, 5ft from each other and a day apart. A bee tree is 20ft from where the swarms were at. A Double!


It is happy time in So Cal!
:applause::applause::applause:
 

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Well the bees that came back were not in the same spot but in the same area.

First swarm was on a bird feeder that someone hung up.

The second was on the fender of a car about 6 ft from where the first one was.

First time I got two in two days from basically the same spot!


I hope everyone has good bee year.
 
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