I’m in my second year of beekeeping and started with one flowhive, I now have 9 hives consisting of a mix of flow and poly langstroth hives.
Beekeeping is a hobby for me and I don’t want any more hives so was wondering is there an excepted way of preventing swarms without spilling one hive into two ?
Is it acceptable to remove a couple of frames of mixed brood, remove the bees and place those frames into another hives honey super and fit a top entrance so any drones that hatch can get out above the queen excluder.
Those brood frames coul
Some of my hives are in a small village with neighbors but I also have access to 100 acres of bush about 3 klms away, I found what appeared to be two swarms in my garden a few days ago, I managed to box both but was very worried about my neighbors and don’t want to deal with this again…any ideas ?