Swarm Traps and Bait Hives: The Easy Way to Get Bees for Free

Swarm Traps and Bait Hives: The Easy Way to Get Bees for Free

by McCartney Taylor
     
 
The definitive guide to catching free bees using swarm traps and bait hives. A comprehensive how-to for beekeepers.

Based on the fact that bees will occupy a cavity of about 40 liters, a swarm trap is made to create the ideal space for a wild swarm to occupy. Thereby the bees come to the beekeeper so that the beekeeper doesn't have to go hunt swarms.

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Overview

The definitive guide to catching free bees using swarm traps and bait hives. A comprehensive how-to for beekeepers.

Based on the fact that bees will occupy a cavity of about 40 liters, a swarm trap is made to create the ideal space for a wild swarm to occupy. Thereby the bees come to the beekeeper so that the beekeeper doesn't have to go hunt swarms.

Some Chapters:
1 - Why Trap Swarms?
2 - Trees
3 - Biology of Swarming
4 - Swarm Names
5 - History
6 - Alternatives to Traps - Catching swarms
7 - Building a Swarm Trap - The Hanging Box Type
8 - Baiting a Swarm Trap
9 - A Note for Non-Beekeepers
10 - Times for Swarms
11 - Safety
12 - Using GPS
13 - Legality
14 - Disease
15 - Location
16 - Expectations
17 - All Good Things Must End

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781463739317
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
07/15/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
60
Sales rank:
470,801
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.16(d)

Meet the Author

McCartney Taylor is a world renown beekeeper from Austin, Texas. Known mainly for his YouTube educational channel, OutofaBlueSky, which is the largest beekeeping channel on YouTube. Mr. Taylor works with both Langstroth and Top Bar Hives which are technologically appropriate for third world beekeeping.

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