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Honey Bee Swarm Season Is Here!

It is that time of year!  Swarm season.  2016 looks to be starting early this year.  Typically, swarm season falls two weeks to either side of Mother's Day but this year we are already seeing honey bee swarms. What is a swarm?  It is a group, or colony, of honey bees, thousands, that are moving,…
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Honeybee swarm season is here!

Honeybee swarm season is still here.  Yesterday we caught our first swarm in a western suburb of Cincinnati.  We think it is still a bit early overall but if one hive has cast a swam others will be too.  Usually the usual "season" for swarms is two weeks to either side of Mother's Day.  The…
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