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After Swarms

Categories: SWARMING.
Bee Keeping: Mysteries Of Bee-keeping Explained

After swarms are second and third issues (or all after the first) from

a stock; and quite a different affair from the first, as also are some

first swarms, when the old queen has been lost, being led out by young



Second swarms are usually half as large as the first, the third half as

large as the second, the fourth still less; with some variations. I

give general features, noticing only the exceptions that occur most

frequently; others sometimes happen, but so seldom that mentioning them

is deemed unnecessary.