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Old 2021-07-06, 23:36   #1
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The small, derelict shed in our backyard seems to have been taken over by bees this year!

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We would like to remove them without killing the hive as bees seem to be having a generally bad time these days. If there are any beekeepers nearby, would it be a good idea to reach out to them for assistance? Maybe there are other options we haven't considered?
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Old 2021-07-06, 23:47   #2
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You may have a County Ag board. Also talk to them. Yes, local bee keepers can figure out the bees and will have the tools to handle them. We recently discovered a hive in the making at work. We had a person on staff that was trained in bee keeping. They came out and extracted the bits of comb and put them in a "bee box" and relocated them a few major distance units away. They had the gloves and hat with veil. I stood by with a tool to deal with the situation if it got crazy.
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Old 2021-07-08, 01:37   #3
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Fortunately some of my mom's coworkers are really into beekeeping, so they came out and did a bunch of work to relocate them! They're leaving a box overnight that the bees should all go into, I think they put a bunch of honeycombs and maybe the queen in there so the workers should follow them in. An assortment of frantic, low quality pictures follows:
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Old 2021-07-08, 02:04   #4
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That is quite a bit of comb there. Nice to see them rescued. You didn't want to go in for some macro photos?
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Old 2021-07-08, 16:02   #5
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Nice to see them rescued. You didn't want to go in for some macro photos?
+1!

Bees are our very good friends. We need them much more than they need us!
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Old 2021-10-10, 19:47   #6
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Bees are our very good friends. We need them much more than they need us!
+1!
They are little angels.
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