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...
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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!
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).
Dec 6, 2014 ... A swarm box is an inviting home which is attractive to wild swarms .... Check out
McCartney Taylor's book “Swarm Traps and Bait Hives” for ...
Spring is great for using swarm traps to capture free bees. Strong colonies that
build up fast in early spring swarm earlier than the rest. In Texas, that can be the ...
Apr 13, 2012 ... Shape is not important but its stupid to make a swarm trap without thinking of how
you can get out the swarm afterwards. Some comercial ...
These boxes can be used nuc boxes, wood pulp containers, buckets, or whatever
container you can devise. I've seen swarms take up residence in covered ...
Nov 20, 2015 ... Directions on how to build a swarm bucket are available at http://www.
thebeeshed.com/publications.html. “Build a Swarm Bucket” was originally ...
Mar 4, 2012 ... While wandering around various bee sites the other day, I found this post about
how to build a swarm trap from two flower pots. The idea ...