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adventures in swarm collecting

The hive we made the split from on Saturday swarmed yesterday and went to a conveniently low branch nearby. Dieter helped me to rig up a nuc box under the branch and we chipped away until the whole dropped into … Continue reading

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Swarming from split and multiple casts

Yesterday the hive that Paul split – see previous post – swarmed from the ‘original’ colony half. So the split didn’t make them feel any less like swarming- but hey, I’m telling myself it’s just a good strong colony maybe… … Continue reading

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