Installing Our Bees

The swarm is in a straw skep inside a sheet - well taped-up for the journey to Brinscall from St Annes

Almost there.

The bees are in a ball in the bottom of the skep and will drop into the hive in a large dollop.

Just a few stragglers left in the skep.

The few bees left in the skep will find their way into the hive in due course.

Moving the top bars into place.

2 pieces of old comb were put into the hive to encourage the bees to stay.

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