Chattooga County Beekeepers Association



WHAT TO BRING TO  COLLECT A HONEYBEE SWARM


1. Bee Veil (bring an extra if you have it)

2. Bee Brush

3. Tree Clippers

4. Box of some type, nuc hive with comb or cardboard box with frames

5. Scoops - milk jugs, large yogurt container, etc

6. White sheet

7. Bee Vac if possible

8. Extension cords

9. Extension poles

10. Duct tape

11. Spray Bottle with 1:1 sugar water

12. At least two Ratchet Straps

13. Screen Wire or Foam to close opening on Nuc if used

14. Latter (free standing is best unless the bees are high up)

15. Camera

16. Queen Cage (In case you have two queens)

17. Lemon Grass Oil

18. Flashlight

19. Drawn comb to place in the box