Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sunnyvale Bee Removal – Swarm Settled in Recycle Bin

Just got a call from Susan, a potential new beekeeper who needs to get the ok from her husband, this morning regarding a swarm of honey bees that made home in their recycle bin. Bee relocations like these don’t come … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Three Hives Ready for Their New Home

The Cervantes Hives 1, 2, and 3 are all ready to be adopted. Did a final inspection today and all three colonies look strong. Cervantes 1 will be delivered Friday night while Cervantes 2 and 3 will be delivered Saturday … Continue reading

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Donor Hive Becomes the Needy

Sad news to report today on the Webster Hive. This colony from a swarm built up strong so we went into the hive today inspecting and looking for a frame of eggs and a few day old larvae to donate … Continue reading

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Mountain View Bee Swarm – Missed Opportunity

I’ve been way too busy to chase swarms lately but a nearby opportunity came up today thanks to a local Arborist who loves to save honey bees so I thought I would check it out. It was a swarm of … Continue reading

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Mountain View Bee Hive Update 4/15/2011

The weather was gorgeous today and this afternoon we opened up the supers to check to see how full they are. The hive now consists of 3 brood medium boxes and 2 honey supers. The most top super is still … Continue reading

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Queenless Hives

A nice afternoon allowed us to check the hives again today. Our focus today were on the queenless hives and the weaker hives, and seeing if they are the right candidates for a combine. The worker bees really surrounded this … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Cervantes-2 Hive Almost Ready

Rescued hives need a good home and I’m glad so many of you emailed me interested in adopting a bee hive. Last weekend my dad and I went through the hives and the Cervantes-2 colony is almost ready. One more … Continue reading

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