I would think you would be alright in doing that. I would just make sure you are leaving the bees enough honey. If they are moving it down it is probably for a reason.
They wouldn't starve if, after I pull any uncapped frames I fed 'em sugar syrup, would they? What am I missing?Iddee said:If they didn't need it, they wouldn't uncap it. Take it and watch them starve.
That be me with a nice cold brew after taking down a swarm 30 ft in a tree. I had the wife take the picks just to show how easy swarms can be to deal with under the right conditions. come by anytime I always have a cold one on Ice. Just like all the forums and or 60 year bee keeps go you got to seperate what works for you and what works from the them. set a plan and go to workfatscher said:River, is that photo of you --- the guy catching a swarm and holding a beer? If so, I wanna party with you! A beekeeper with his priorities in the right place.