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beesrus 

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Hi,
Please can someone tell me why my artificial swarm hive is trying to swarm again?

Ahhhhh

BeesRus
 

grizzly 

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Funny things Bees.

How did you do your AS ? (or have i missed a previous post)
 

Ewok 

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I don't know why, but it happend to us earlier this year, both the hive with the queen and the one with the queen cells swarmed again -

Ooops no equipment left!
 

Midland Beek 

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1/ Do not leave any brood in with the queen. Most of all, do not leave a queen cell with her.

2/ In the 'swarmed stock' leave one queen cell. Destroy all others. Go back just prior to emergence of new queen and destroy additional queen cells built.
 

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