Deep nucleus box vacuum system with glass bottom to observe the movement of bees from cluster to hive.

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A small swarm of bees clustered under an existing colony . . .

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this cluster needs to be moved to it's own nucleus colony . . .

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formerly we used a "bee vac" to capture swarm clusters.

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simply and gently vacuuming them into a container allows us to move them quickly and without hassle.

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A thermal camera can locate "cut outs" inside of walls . . . this one happens to be in a horse stall wall. The horse wasn't happy . . .

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Mr. Canebrake's newest "invention" allows us to vaccum them directly into their new nucleus colony!

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VERY few bees were harmed during this process . . . and the horse was happy again!

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