Tag Archives: Top Bar Hive

Adopt A Hive – Queenless Colony Goes Home With A New Queen

A few weeks back on Earth Day we rescued a swarm of bees in Mountain View, hived them into Susan’s TBH but the colony became queenless. The new queen probably went out for a mating flight and didn’t make it … Continue reading

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Swarm In A Top Bar Hive

Today we release the queen from the queen catcher into the top bar hive nuc. They have already built three pure white combs about the size of my hands. Swarms can build up so fast it’s amazing. No feeding required. … Continue reading

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