Swarm Traps and Bait Hives

Swarm Traps and Bait Hives book

Swarm Traps and Bait Hives

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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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william c.
Swarm Traps and Bait Hives

This was better than I had hoped. Packed with helpful information and an easy read. I read it in an evening. Can’t wait to try these ideas and tips!
Bill Conrad

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Chris M.
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.

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Robert E.
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.

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Kathy H.
Very informative, easy reading and

Very informative, easy reading and lots of good ideas.

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Mark V.
Excellent information. I highly recommend

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

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