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Swarming Action?

9 Mar

Le bons temps roulant unseasonably early this year and my new girls have issued a license to swarm.

Here’s the scene at the Kerry hive around midday yesterday:

We opened the hive yesterday for the first time since Bill closed ’em up last Fall and removed some honey to curb their enthusiasm for swarming. Perhaps that wee bit o robbing and some rain today will check their wayward inclinations.

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One Response to “Swarming Action?”

  1. Gord March 9, 2009 at 4:40 pm #

    Wow, what a great peek at swarm prep!

    Soon, we’ll be able to hear the sounds of the bees again. Soon. 🙂

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