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Archive for April, 2011

Follow the first link to view a slideshow of photos taken Saturday, 9 April 2011. The fellow doing all the work is Steve Buckner. The bees were a swarm that Steve captured in swarm trap just two days earlier. The trap was baited with lemongrass oil and was placed near his home on Tuesday, 5 April 2011. On Thursday, the trap was filled with bees, and on Saturday, the bees were introduced to their new living quarters in my back yard.

Slideshow of Swarm Installation into a New Top Bar Hive – 9 April 2011

Photo Album of Swarm Installation into a New Top Bar Hive – 9 April 2011

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This is video of the entrance to my first top bar hive.  Many many thanks to Steve Buckner of Honey-Sun Apiaries for building the hive, catching the swarm and installing it here at Cedar-Glade Apiary.

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