A swarm can live for how long?

Discussion in 'Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs' started by BjornBee, May 3, 2009.

  1. BjornBee

    BjornBee New Member

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    I put a swarm in a box with drawn comb yesterday but with no honey. Today it is going to rain all day. Tomorrow, they are calling for rain of 1-2 inches. So the next day they may fly will be Tuesday at the earliest.

    So when bees fill up prior to swarming, how long will that sustain a colony?
     
  2. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    My guess is they will fly in the rain.