Swarm Catching – 9

4/13/2016 We got a call to remove a small swarm in a water valve box next to the street in the Lake Park area.   It was a very small swarm with only around a thousand bees.   A small queen cup was seen but got damaged in the comb removal, so we will probably just combine this hive with another small one we currently have in the apiary.

 small bee hive in a street water valve  
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