Catching a swarm

The first swarm call came into the SABA Albany NY Swarm Hotline 518-38-SWARM 518-387-9276. It was a easy catch in Waterford, NY. Jim a local beekeeper came out to help.
Swarm on a branch

A great looking swarm about 4 feet off the ground.

Swarm on a branch

The branch was cut from behind so I could move it to the super.

Cutting the branch

Cutting the branch

Shaking off the bees

Shaking off the bees

Replacing frames

Replacing the frames

The new home

The new home