Swarm cell sighted in Pennsylvania

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by BjornBee, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. BjornBee

    BjornBee New Member

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    I went through about 75 hives today. A couple hives were five boxes (ok,, a lazy beekeeper did not take off the supers last fall) they had wall to wall with bees. For Mid-April and no feeding, that is amazing. I wish they all were like that... ;)

    And in two hives, swarm cells!

    Seems early, especially when I was scraping ice off the truck this morning.... ;)
     
  2. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    Dat's dem dang yankee bees. Dey not smart 'nuff to know it's too early. :p :lol:
     

  3. Hobie

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    Dem der Yankee bees are hardy stock and don't need to wait for any wimpy 50 degree "warm weather" to swarm! The early swarm gets the best homestead!
     
  4. Iddee

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