Tag Archives: Transferring colonies

Grow, shake or drum? Transferring bees between hive types

Recently a question was raised on the OxNatBees members’ mailing list on how to transfer bees from one hive type to another where the bars are incompatible, in this case from a National deep brood box to a Warré. The … Continue reading

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Transfer of Black Bees to TBH. The good news and the bad!

Hello All, I managed to do the transfer of the standard frames to the top bar hive on Sunday afternoon. There were a couple of things that I could have done better but that is always the way. However the … Continue reading

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