Need Bees Removed?
International
Beekeeping Forums
April 18, 2014, 06:06:24 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
News: 24/7 Ventrilo Voice chat -click for instructions and free software here
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar bee removal Login Register Chat  

Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: comb on bottom of box  (Read 702 times)
scroller
New Bee
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1

Location: louisiana


« on: August 01, 2005, 11:48:02 PM »

hello everyone. i am very new to the world of bees. my qustion is i have a coworker who has a squrel box that honey bees moved into and he was content with that they have been their for about a year now, about 2 months ago they started gathering on the outside of the box. He thought they were about to swarm or it was just too hot and they were trying to cool the box. today when he called me over to look at it we noticed that they were building comb on the bottom of the box. what would be the best course of action  and could there be two queens in this situation
thanks in advance
Logged
Michael Bush
Universal Bee
*******
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 13475


Location: Nehawka, NE


WWW
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2005, 08:04:18 AM »

I'm guessing they just ran out of room and they thought it was too late to swarm.  I'm guessing there is only one queen.
Logged

Michael Bush
My website:  bushfarms.com/bees.htm
My book:  ThePracticalBeekeeper.com
-------------------
"Everything works if you let it."--Rick Nielsen
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Beemaster's Beekeeping Ring
Previous | Home | Join | Random | Next
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines | Sitemap Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.189 seconds with 21 queries.

Google visited last this page March 21, 2014, 07:32:25 AM
anything