This video documents two ways of installing a new package of honey bees. One way demonstrates the more traditional method of shaking the bees from the package into the Langstroth Hive. The other method demonstrates how to simply place the new bee package directly into the hive.
In an upcoming video I will show you how the two colonies compare with a look inside.
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Preparing for Typhoon Songda and Muscovy Duck Housing
The hatching of new ducklings and the onslaught of fox, raccoon and mink predation has inspired me to finally prepare their palace.
New Hive Inspection With Kids
In this video I check in on the health and vitality of the two new colonies of Carniolans I installed about three weeks ago. I have a little beekeeper apprentice working along side me this time.
Releasing the Queen Into The Hive After Four Days of Acclimatization
This is a follow up video to the Bee Package Installation video that documents two different ways of installing new bee colonies.