Welcome to our backyard and our adventure into beekeeping with Top Bar Hives in Colorado. We share real-life happenings not just theory, and we hope this blog is helpful to you in your very own TBH adventure. — HB
Now that the hive is less crowded, the peanut-looking queen cells are easily seen through the observation window. At least 3 cells that have been elongated and this one looks just about ready to be capped, meaning swarming is imminent. They will swarm anytime after the first cell is capped.