Tag Archives: Queenless hive

Terrace Hive Now Queenright And Adopted

June 3rd we did a bee removal in Los Altos (LINK to removal) where the queen could have swarmed as the homeowner noted the activity decrease, so we didn’t get the queen during the relocation. We did bring home with … Continue reading

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Bees Relocated With Two Queen Cells – Los Altos Bee Removal

Chris called me last week regarding some bees entering from the side of the chimney. I went for a site check and located the bees, which were behind the chimney. Good thing we were able to go from the inside … Continue reading

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Queenless Hive – Palo Alto Bee Removal

Two weeks ago Michael contacted me regarding some bees living in his attic and have been there for about a month. I went over for a site check and found where the bees were located using the Fluke thermal imager. … Continue reading

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Queenless Webster Hive Update – Virgin Queen!

Remember what happened to the Palo Alto Webster Hive, where the queen flew off the frame we were inspecting and then went into a neighboring hive where she was balled and killed. Well, we left the colony alone for a … 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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R.I.P. Waverley Queen

Sad news today. I got a call from my dad this morning said he caught a queen in the yard but wasn’t sure which hive it came out of. She landed infront of the Mountain View Hive and the bees … Continue reading

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Queenless Hive – Palo Alto Cowper Hive Update

Well, one week after we removed the two colonies from Palo Alto, where we combined both colonies (Upper and Lower), with the majority of bees from Lower and the Queen from Upper, the Lower colony rejected the Upper Queen. Last … Continue reading

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