A relatively high level overview of why swarm control works (which it usually does if implemented properly), rather than a detailed ‘how to’ guide.
That’s because knowing what to do and when to do it is so much easier if you understand why you’re doing it.
That way, when faced with a colony clearly committed to swarming, you can manipulate the colony to avert disaster.
Which it isn’t … though losing a swarm might feel like that to a new beekeeper.
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