This week we are talking to Michael Jordan from Wyoming. We talk about Bee swarms and how to catch them. Michael also explains how to build his Mobile Swarm Trap. This is Episode One hundred and four of our beekeeping podcast.
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Hi, it's Gary and Margaret here, We are beekeepers from the hills of the Waitakere Ranges in West Auckland, New Zealand. Our podcast is about beekeeping, Gardening and bit of politics about environmental issues. We also have been known to go off on tangents about other issues.
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Michael Jordan better know as the Bee Wisperer is from Cheyenne in Wyoming. He has been keeping bees for many years and has never meet Sheriff Longmire.
Michael is a returning guest and today we are talking about Swarms and his ingenious designed swarm traps.
Michael’s first interview Sep 2015 on kiwimana can be found HERE
This interview was recorded in October 2016
You have to Learn from Nature, I've never seen a big opening in a Tree thats a foot long that the bees are using as an entrance. Its always a well guarded holeMichael Jordan
Here is what you will discover
- How to build Michael’s Mobile Swarm Trap
- How does Mobile Swarm Trap work?
- How to determine the best area to place your Swarm Trap
- What does Michael use for a Swarm Lure
- How Michael catches 90% of the swarms from his Bee Yards
Resources mentioned in the show
The easy to build mobile swarm trap
Photos of the Mobile Swarm Trap
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