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8636Re: late swarm

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  • ksam1950
    Aug 2, 2006
      --- In beekeeping@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Lunglhofer" <Jeff@...>
      > Put a queen excluder on the bottom of the hive body. . .and a
      frame of brood
      > from another hive. . .no way they should leave then!!
      > -Jeff
      > _____
      > From: beekeeping@yahoogroups.com
      [mailto:beekeeping@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of ksam1950
      > Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 8:52 AM
      > To: beekeeping@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [beekeeping] late swarm
      > Thanks for the advice! Right now my sister has rigged a basket
      with brood over the branch hoping that they will go in and we can
      then lower the basket and get 'em! I like the excluder idea Thanks.
      > Hello,
      > I haven't posted before and just lurk occasionally.
      > I have a question about a late swarm.
      > We caught the swarm and put it in a box, readied a new hive and
      > the bees in,but they left again higher in the tree this time.
      > It was about 95 degrees and we were roasting!! Finally gave up
      when it
      > was getting dark. This AM they were still in the tree and
      > will be there when I get home from work.
      > Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks!!
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