Two swarms?

Discussion in 'Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs' started by dsnaproll, May 8, 2011.

  1. dsnaproll

    dsnaproll New Member

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    Has anyone ever heard of two swarms in flight and they land on the same spot to make a massive pile of bees? I don't know if that's what happened, but I don't have any other explanation.
    This one today out of this yard filled two 5 gallon buckets. This makes number 7 caught in three days. We're splitting like crazy.
     
  2. PerryBee

    PerryBee New Member

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    "Two 5 gallon buckets"
    :shock: :mrgreen: :shock:
     

  3. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    TWO? Are you sure it wasn't four?
     
  4. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    WOW!!! that was some big honking swarms for sure!!

    Would have liked to seen that. Will take a couple of deeps just to put them in.

    I would find which hive they came out of and pull a couple of queen cells from it and then split that swarm in half.
     
  5. Zulu

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    No pictures ??

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    Sorry always wanted to be able to post that :yahoo:
     
  6. dsnaproll

    dsnaproll New Member

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    I wish I took some pic's of the ball of bees before I started working them by myself. I didn't want to loose them. It did take two deeps and two 5 frame Nucs. I made 4 splits.
    I guess no one ever heard of 2 swarms converging into one.


    Two deeps stacked in pic. With one nuc on other side. Had to get another nuc for the rest.
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