FAQs About Honey Clustering Bees - Answered by An Expert


Why are bees clustering at the hive entrance? There are a number of answers to this question – depending on which answer it depends on if we do nothing, or immediately work on the hive!

Bees cluster at the entrance for a number of reasons. Maybe they are about to swarm. Maybe it is hot. Maybe they need more space.

Why are bees clustering at the hive entrance?

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This is a bit of a trick question - but generally bees swarm together, so if you find a big cloud of bees moving in a specific direction

How do you know when a bee is swarming?

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You will know when a bee is swarming when it is flying with a cloud of other bees! A swarm is a very distinctive thing, and walking in a swarm is a magical experience.


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