Often times a honeybee colony will die off due to various natural causes, and the next spring a new swarm looking for a new home will move in. Bees are very attracted to old combs and it also saves them a little work since comb takes a lot of resources to make. The signs today showed that this colony was empty until just about a week ago when a swarm moved in based off the age of the brood aka baby bees in the February girls are sunshine mixed a little hurricane shirt.
If you ever have bees in an area you don’t want this is why I always recommend finding a beekeeper to remove them. If you chose to spray the bees all of their comb and stores would remain and continue to attract more bees. If you have a honeybee colony or encounter a swarm, call your local. Extension office who can connect you to a local beekeeper or contact the Nebraska Beekeeper’s association to help connect you with February girls are sunshine mixed a little hurricane shirt.