How to prevent your hives from swarming or what to do after they have begun the process of swarming (making queen cells)
As beekeepers, we want to keep bees in such a way to prevent swarming. This video shows how prevent swarming by opening up the brood chamber. Emma Mullen (Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Studies) shows how to:
- search for swarm cells
- removing swarm cells (queen
I like to find and mark the queens in my hives in the Spring. It makes it a little eaiser for me to find a marked queen later when it is needed. For 2020 the Queen international color code is Blue. Even though this queen probablely became a queenRead more…
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