Swarm Catching – 15

6/5/2016 – We were asked to remove bees from a concrete block wall in Lakewood.   The process involved gradually breaking into the blocks and opening up the hive in order to remove the long combs of brood.  As can be imagined, breaking the block with a hammer did not make for happy bees.  We vacuumed up the bees as the blocks were broken up and eventually got 15-20 thousand bees.  Unfortunately our camera pictures of the process failed.  The hive was placed in our apiary.

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