Swarm capture 2

  Swarm capture 2 Mark is a Friend of mine who asked about capturing a swarm of native bees. I talked him through Dean Haleys method of capturing a swarm. Since then Mark has caught a few swarms and keeps me updated on his progress. I asked Mark if he would write a short article…

Preventing Native Bee Swarms

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Preventing Native Bee Swarms   A guide to keeping bees happy.   Guest post written by Dean Haley     Preventing native bee swarms…. My recent post on fighting swarms showed one of my boxes on my front patio. This box was attacked by hockingsi bees, I think from my neighbors place across the…

Fighting swarms

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Fighting swarms Guest post written by- Dean Haley Fighting swarms occur with our Tetragonula hockingsi and Tetragonula carbonaria bees. These fighting swarms occur with another colony of the same species, or sometimes between different species (e.g. hockingsi attacking carbonaria or vice versa). [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]     It is widely…