Honeybee Swarm Removal in other parts of the United States

Below, I will link your swarm removal website (as long as you are not too close to me). If you would include my link on your website, that would be great.

IOWA: https://ephemeralmidwest.com/services/honey-bee-removal/


IOWA CITY:

https://5l4hranchandbees.wordpress.com/


CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
Swarm removal:

Golden Creek Apiary https://gcapiaries.buzz/


Philadelphia, PA

https://lbbkphilly.com/


Lehigh County and Northampton County Pennsylvania Bee removal:

http://www.Dedkosbees.com


Bee removal in Oakland CA:

https://www.luckofthedrone.com/

Three different swarm collecting techniques

Today, I employed three different techniques to collect swarms on a miserably windy, chilly, and rainy day. The first was the “Set it, and forget it”, because it was close to home. I just sat the nucleus box right up against the swarm cluster and left the bees to slowly crawl in. I’ll pick them up tomorrow night.

With the second swarm (further from home), I used a bucket, and bumped the majority of the bees into it. Then I slipped a filter bag over the bucket and snapped the ring lid on. Once all the stragglers flew into the top, I cinched the slack up over the top of the bucket and closed it with a rubber band. This is much easier on the bees, as there are no frames swinging around and shifting on the bumpy ride home. Once I got home, I dumped the bees into a hive and opened the filter bag to release the stragglers.

The third swarm was just out of reach, in a tree, so I used the “Bucket on a Pole” method. A very straight forward and popular way to get a swarm down, but the wind made it interesting.