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Countless beekeepers praise and recommend this book and have used its information with great success. Why buy bees when you can lure and catch healthy local swarms that have successfully overwintered? McCartney's Taylor's super informative book includes the following chapters:

  • Why Trap Swarms?
  • Trees
  • Biology of Swarming
  • Swarm Names
  • History
  • Alternatives to Traps - Catching swarms
  • Building a Swarm Trap - The Hanging Box Type
  • Baiting a Swarm Trap
  • A Note for Non-Beekeepers
  • Times for Swarms
  • Safety
  • Using GPS
  • Legality
  • Disease
  • Location
  • Expectations
  • All Good Things Must End

Soft cover. 60 pages.

50 pages. 7" by 10". Paperback. Color photographs. 2011.

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CM
03/07/2017
Chris M.
United States

Great little book

This book is a quick read and to the point. I haven't caught a swarm yet but I'm sure I will soon.

Swarm Traps and Bait Hives
RE
11/24/2016
Robert E.
United States

review of Swarm Traos and Bait Hives

excellent. I read the book in one setting and planned this approach to swarm catching in 30 minutes. I plan to set 8 bee baits.

MV
06/26/2016
Mark V.

Excellent information. I highly recommend

Excellent information. I highly recommend it as it is a short read but most helpful

SH
02/04/2016
Susan H.

Good book at a good

Good book at a good price--very informative

JD
01/25/2016
Jane D.

Great! Just what we needed

Great! Just what we needed for our ongoing learning about bees. Expedious and great service as well!