Day: September 9, 2013

Our third bait hive is now in place

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Our third bait hive, on the roof of a friend's house
Our third bait hive, on the roof of a friend’s house

Following the advice in the book Swarm traps and bait hives, we’ve established a few bait hives, including one in the convent next door.

A second bait hive is on our roof, next to our first hive.

This is our third bait hive, located at a friend’s house about 2-3km away from our place. Last season they had a swarm settle on their back wall, so there must be bees nearby!

Keeping our fingers crossed, hopefully one of these bait hives will do its job…

A convenient flat roof, for the bait hive.
A convenient flat roof, for the bait hive.