A common sight on my booming swarm hive, a behavior known as washboarding wherein the bees march back and forth in unison on the face of the hive, as well as fanning to keep the hive cool. It's time to make a split or two off of this one already. The bees coming in from the field, heavy with their loads have a bit of a time figuring out where to land with a good portion of the hive on the front porch.
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Tom Davidson is the owner and beekeeper at T's Bees.
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