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Bee Craft Timely Reminder – April 26th 2017

Queen cells. Photo: Pauline Aslin

Any colonies with more than about six frames of brood will need inspecting weekly. At the first sign of occupied queen cups/cells, the colony should be divided using an artificial swarm method.

Claire Waring, Bee Craft Editor, explains the 3 secrets of successful swarm control in your April Bee Craft.

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