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Swarming and control methods

Artificial Swarming, of Honey Bee Colonies (text)

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Artificial Swarming, of Honey Bee Colonies When queen cells are raised in a colony under the swarming impulse, the …

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Artificial Swarming, of Honey Bee Colonies (theory)

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Artificial Swarming, of Honey Bee Colonies When queen cells are raised in a colony under the swarming impulse, the …

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Demaree

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   A manipulation method for honey bees The Demaree method is not just a method of manipulating bees, but is …

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Horsley Board method of combating swarming and raising an additional queen

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Horsley Board method of combating swarming and raising an additional queen A man named Horsley developed this idea which …

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Swarm Recieving Hive

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Swarm Receiving Hive DC said: If we have collected our swarm, then it is prudent to take any possible …

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Taranov Swarm

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Taranov Swarming This method produces a quantity of bees with the old queen which mimics a swarm (and can …

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Hiving a Swarm

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Once we have ‘collected’ our swarm we have to put it in a hive, in such a manner as …

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Demonstration Of How Fast Swarms Can Find A Lost Queen

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Joe Waggle, a beekeeper who lives in Derry, Pennsylvania, uses the title ‘Bees Gone Wild Apiaries’ and is the …

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