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How to Build a Swarm Trap
Capturing a swarm of bees is probably the least expensive way to expand your apiary. In the spring, bees reproduce by swarming. An existing hive will raise new queens that will supersede the old queen. The old queen will leave the hive and take with her... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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A good swarm trap is really all you need to get started in beekeeping. ... These cost under $15 in materials to build (compare that to $120 for a package of bees).


The commercially available wood pulp swarm traps, which look like flowerpots, require frequent checking (or the bees will build comb right in the trap). They are  ...

Jan 22, 2010 ... http://learningbeekeeping.com/landing/catch-free-bees-swarms/ Yep, that link above gets you to my new book on Swarm Traps and Bait Hives!


Nov 20, 2015 ... An easy solution is a variation of the swarm bucket lid that employs a funnel or cone to trap the bees. The funnel acts as a one way opening.


Dec 6, 2014 ... Step by step instructions for building a swarm box used to catch wild ... Check out McCartney Taylor's book “Swarm Traps and Bait Hives” for ...


Swarm Trap Plans – 10 Frame Lang Deep. Swarm Trap Construction. Materials List: An old ratty Langstroth deep (9-5/8″ Hive Body). 4 – 2” x 2”s cut to 9-5/8 ...


Feb 28, 2016 ... So, why am I so popular and what are the best ways to lure a swarm to ... Some people prefer to build their own traps to precise dimensions, but ...


Catching swarms of honey bees has to be one of the most exciting and fascinating ... Bee Swarm Bait Catch Hive and Nucleus Box - Dual Purpose How to DIY ..... a swarm trap that would accomodate Langstroth frames, also wondering if you ...