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REPORT A SWARM FOR LOCAL BEEKEEPERS.
 #1315  by AdamD
 11 Nov 2018, 19:36
I happened to find the picture below buried within my computer by chance which I thought I would post to illustrate how you can get comb with brood from a feral colony and move it into a hive. This was a cut-out last autumn from a concrete box over some gas pipes. The comb was fixed into a standard DN4 open frame with masking tape; a week or so later you can see the masking tape is being chewed away and the wax has been attached to the wooden parts. The bees completed the comb a few weeks afterwards. As this was late in the season, they made no attempt to draw drone comb - it was all worker.
 #2091  by DianeBees
 24 Feb 2019, 12:04
Don't see the picture!

(I uploaded one to FB and then clicked on it and copyed image url and added that inbetween the image tags you get clicking on the image. I checked it worked on a browser not logged in to fb and it did)
 #2097  by Chrisbarlow
 24 Feb 2019, 18:09
Me neither. Attaching images within the forum would be helpful.