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What's wrong with a little swarming?

The issue is that when a new Queen emerges, the 'old' Queen leaves with up to 80% of the bees. And the honey crop for the year. 

What's wrong with a little swarming?

The issue is that when a new Queen emerges, the 'old' Queen leaves with up to 80% of the bees. And the honey crop for the year. 

Spring is a nervous time

Spring is a nervous time

Spring is a nervous time for the beekeeper.

Spring is a nervous time

Spring is a nervous time for the beekeeper.

Winter in the Penshurst Apiary

Winter in the Penshurst Apiary

There's less to do in the winter when caring for bees, but those tasks are still vital. Treating for Varroa in the coldest times means there's less brood (where varroa...

Winter in the Penshurst Apiary

There's less to do in the winter when caring for bees, but those tasks are still vital. Treating for Varroa in the coldest times means there's less brood (where varroa...