Tag Archives: Swarm

Starting A New Hive – Get Ready!

Today I received a call from a commercial beekeeper in Modesto. He’s looking to expand his number of hives as almond pollination season is just a month or so away. If you are thinking of starting your first hive in … Continue reading

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Swarm Of Bees Relocated Near Los Altos High School

We received a late evening call for a swarm removal in Los Altos as we were headed to dinner at my sister’s place. We were close so we stopped by to check them out, went for a quick bite, and … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale Relocating Beehive, 1+ Years

Received an email from Kate late in the week requesting for help in removing some honeybees that are living in her attic, and like many that we’ve relocated this year, they are entering through the vent holes. So Saturday my … Continue reading

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Swarm In A Top Bar Hive

Today we release the queen from the queen catcher into the top bar hive nuc. They have already built three pure white combs about the size of my hands. Swarms can build up so fast it’s amazing. No feeding required. … Continue reading

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Cupertino Bee Swarm Removal – Spray and Shake

Saturday was so hot and after the last cutout we were supposed to call it quits for the rest of the day. But while we were headed back home a call came in for a swarm in Cupertino. It was … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Swarms Number 2 and 3

Yesterday Shu called saying that his gardener found two swarms in his backyard. This is the second and third swarm that landed in his backyard. When that happens you know there’s a hive really close, sometimes right next door. When … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Swarm 15 Feet Up

Doing a little catching up as I’ve been super busy with work and all. Tuesday we were out catching swarms around dinner time (a few flew off already during the daytime). This one is in Palo Alto. A swarm that … Continue reading

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