Our 10 year old spotted a swarm in a tree and he tells a little about it and how to capture on in this video! We don’t show the actual capture in this video, to be honest this one didn’t go as smoothly as most. A swarm high in a tree over a stream as […]
Sometimes something happens to the queen, generally the bees raise a new one and it isn’t. This shows you what it looks like if things go wrong and they don’t raise a queen. This is a queenless colony that is dwindling. Kirk shows the frames, bees, and gives options for dealing with a queenless hive!
This video shows what bearding looks like. During warm weather bees will often beard on the outside of the hive, especially in the late afternoon. One easy check is if the bees go in at night. If they don’t, then that is a good indication they are out of room. Kirk gives some suggestions on […]