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Bee Cut Out with Pueblo Bee Rescue

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Bee Cut Out with Pueblo Bee Rescue

 Today, October 5 2017 to be exact, I was privileged enough to assist Ross with Pueblo Bee Rescue in removing bees from a decorative patio pillar.  The homeowner wanted the bees removed as they would visit her as she enjoyed her patio. She noted that the bees just recently arrived, but had overstayed their welcome.  Ross had met with the homeowner and had performed an initial inspection of the pillar, so that when the extraction date arrived he would be properly prepared. And today was the day. We arrived at the Bessemer residence around noon. The high was forecasted to...

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How do you catch all those bees?

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How do you catch all those bees?

That is the probably most common question we get asked when talking about swarms. And the next one is usually "why do bees swarm?". What is a bee swarm? A bee swarm is a collection of bees that have decided to find a new home. Typically the hive they originated from became overcrowded, so about half of the population take the Queen and leave. Before they go, they ensure Queen cells are left with the original hive so they will not be left queenless. This is the natural way for honey bees to expand their population. Another possibility is that their home...

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FREE Honeybee Swarm Removal!

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FREE Honeybee Swarm Removal!

It's almost that time of year, so be sure to save our phone number...We are offering free honeybee swarm removal in Pueblo county & surrounding areas! Honeybees swarm from about April- July. These swarms make large clumps of bees similar to those seen in the photos. We can only remove them if they have clumped up like these pictures. Please note we will only remove honeybees. We will not remove wasps or bumblebees. Additionally, the bees will not be killed. Instead they will be given a loving home and will be cared for. Free services are for honeybee swarms located...

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