Bee Movers & Shakers, are you ready to exchange a little work for FREE BEES with no risk of diseases being introduced into your existing apiary?
Honey bees if going to swarm generally move over the spring and summer months. A swarm may land in a tree near your house or start building in the walls or roof of your house.
Save the Bees One Swarm @ a Time
Plus a hive of other benefits...
* Bee listed on the Australian Bee Directory * Bee Classified site including reviews * Free to Sell honey, wax & any bee products * Connect with other Bee Enthusists * Find helpers for beehive assistance * FREE BEES helping to move swarms * FREE to join, advertise, post etc
It's FREE for Beekeepers
You, the worker bee moves the swarm into the bee box you are loaning them.
The swarm catcher or nurse bee catches the swarm on their property.
As A Responsible Beekeeper You Will...
1. Move the swarm into a suitable bee box. 2. Check the Queen is in the box. 3. If no Queen work with the hive to create one. 4. Regularly inspect the hive for pests and disease.
The New Bee or Swarm Catcher
Will: 1. Find or catch a swarm. 2. Search for you a beekeeper on FosterBees. 3. Allow access to their property and be in attendance at inspection time. 4. Purchase a bee box if they are intending keeping bees too. 5. Join a Beekeeping Club for support if keeping the Hive.
3 Months later
Move the hive home or wait to split the hive if the New Bee wants to keep bees. *
Give the New Bee honey thanks for the free bees.
* The New Bee purchases new bee box when the hive is split.
Listed on the Australian Foster Bee Directory
Bee Classified site including reviews
Free to Sell honey, wax & any bee products
Connect with other Bee Enthusists
Recieve FREE BEES helping to move swarms
FREE to join, advertise, post etc
reasons Bee Keepers join Foster Bees
Find helpers for beehive assistance