The attached image shows one of the most beautiful sites in beekeeping, a swarm entering a new hive up a ramp covered in a white sheet. Sadly this swarm decided not to stay and moved on.
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Sean – would it have been acceptable if a queen excluder was added between the floor and the broodbox after the little darlings had moved in to stop the queen from leaving? If so, how long would you leave it in place and would it work!!!