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Bearding is often confused with swarming

Bearding is a term for bees that are assembled on the outside of the hive during hot weather. They may cling to the outside of the brood boxes, hang from the alighting board, or gather near the entrance. The conditions that lead to bearding are high temperatures, high humidity, over-crowding, lack of ventilation or some […] Read more

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