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.