1st cutout on Saturday

Discussion in 'Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs' started by Vance, May 19, 2009.

  1. Vance

    Vance New Member

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    I will be doing my 1st cut out on Saturday. My question is should i requeen or wait and see if i get the queen they have? I'll also be using a beevac for the 1st time any pointers are appreciated. Vance
     
  2. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    A feral queen may be superior to any queen you can buy. Keep her or raise one from her eggs if possible.

    The main thing with a bee vac is keeping the power down enough to not hurt the bees, and don't suck honey. It will stop up your hose and kill bees.