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How to Install a Bee Package - Tap and Pour: Part 4

The bees and the queen are in their new home. Let's close up the hive and finish things.


Put the cover on.

Put the cover on.

Put a weight on the hve

Then put a weight on it to hold it all secure.


Place empty bee package near the hive

Place the open package near the entrance to the hive. This is so the stragglers in the package can find their way into the hive.

And that's it! All done.

Within a couple of hours all of the bees have found their way from the package to the hive.


The bees are migrating into the hive


The package is emptied of bees


NextOk, what should we do next? Well, in a couple of days we should check to see if the hive is ok. And if the queen has bee n released from her cage - Let's continue and do that



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