How to Catch A Bee Swarm ft Bruce White. This is a live recording from the ABA Field Day 2019. Bruce explains the theory behind why and how bees swarm and demonstrated the best methods to catch a swarm.
In this video, Michael talks about infrared cameras and what information can be obtained from their use. Also covered is weighing your hives and what this tells us to help manage your bee hives better. The use of the Broodminder system is also covered here in great detail.
Swarming is the natural process of bees increasing in numbers. The aim of this video is to show you how to manage your colonies to control and prevent swarming. Swarming is not desirable as you risk losing up to half the colony bees, and with possible nuisance bee implications. Always be observant and only interchange disease free material and healthy bees between colonies.
Moving Beehives Learn 5 Easy Methods [the right way]. Over short or long distances, Bruce White guides with important techniques often forgotten including chocking frames, obstructing the entrance, and using a top screen to ensure proper ventilation.