No Smoke !

More fanning - Queen inside box!

More fanning - Queen inside box!

Ten minutes later: Lots of returning bees participate in the fanning. They will all be inside within thirty minutes and the box can be collected after another hour. We mentioned before that swarms can contain more than one queen, a common reason why swarms hived in a rush abscond. Keeping our swarm in the box for 72 hours eliminates this problem. The bees will make their choice and leave only the queen they really want!

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