April 10

Captured and Relocated My Third Swarm of Bees Today!

Meet My New Girls!

This has been an exciting two weeks.  Today I caught my third swarm of bees in Alexis.  After the capture I let them settle down and this evening brought them back to mymapiary and inserted them into my demo hive.  Things went very well and they seem very happy to be in their new home.  These girls will travel with me for the next year as they begin work on their new home.

I am happy to report that the trap out device is working very well at Chip’s home in Dallas and I anticipate moving this hive to my house late next week.  I plan to treat both of these hives with oxilic acids for mites before they begin building new cone and laying new eggs.