Tag Archives: Swarm

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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Los Altos Bees Removed From Construction Site

After the swarm call on Monday we headed back to Los Altos for a quick cutout. We were told that the bees arrived last Friday. These swarms sure can build quickly as when we arrived on Monday they have built … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Swarm Removal – Bowman International School Bees

This afternoon I received a call from Erin saying that there’s a swarm of bees hanging infront of their school and if I was able to come out and rescue them, and hopefully before student pick up hour. I was … Continue reading

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Checking Out The Baby Goats and Bees

Last Sunday I brought my kids to visit a local second year beekeeper to check out her bees and seven baby goats. There are three hives on this location. Two are extremely active. I think the hive on the far … Continue reading

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San Jose Swarm Removal Near Mitty High School

Fellow bee remover Art called me this afternoon asking if I wanted a swarm and I said sure, that would be great as I needed more bees. I took down the address and we headed over after a quick dinner. From … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Swarm Rescued – Happy Ending

We have to thank Michelle and Giselle of Palo Alto for calling us this morning regarding a bee swarm infront of her neighbor’s bush. The honeybee swarm was there last night and they took a rough beating from the downpour we … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Swarm Rescue

Just received a call from Michelle in Palo Alto saying they saw a swarm but a lot of dead bees under it. Last night we got so much rain and it was so cold, hopefully we can save them. Headed … Continue reading

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