Chapter 6: Swarms

WASBA Beginning Beekeeping Certification

This chapter discusses the conditions leading to a swarm and what to do to catch a swarm. Introduction: A swarm is a group of bees that leaves the hive with the original queen to start a new colony. It is the honey bee’s natural method of reproduction. Most people are amazed when they see and hear a swarm, and most beekeepers are very happy to catch a swarm and sad to see one leave their apiary.

Please read chapter 6 as well as review the video or other material for this chapter. Please fill free to leave comments or ask questions. The test will be posted Saturday June 13th.

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  1. Robert Earl Ash Jr.
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    Please check my answer to question one on Chapter 6

    • Alan Woods
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      Please remember that fill in answers may need reviewed with this online testing. If there is a issue, we will email you to retake the test.

  2. Heath McMillian
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    Thank you for checking our answers. It can be frustrating to know you are correct but the test marks it wrong.

    • Alan Woods
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      That is why we sent the email that lets you know that written answers will need reviewed. If there are any issues, we will let you know.

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