First swarms for ABM Pest Control

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Here in sunny Mansfield, my 1st call came in with a cast up a tree 6m, sheet layed below with a bait hived with 7 frames, rope threw up and over and with a good shake, down they came. The phone rang again whilst looking for the queen, with another swarm in the next village only this time in a bush at knee height.
Whilst explaining to the client about the bees, i suggested they potentially had come from quite close and did he know of any local keepers, no he said but there are bees in my shed, 30m away.... doh.

These bees are behind boards at waist height and aref booked in for an easy extraction nextweek.....

Roll on the sunshine - happy start.
 

Cussword 

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As a Beekeeper, I imagine he keeps the swarms that he,,,,,, 'rescues'.
I would :).




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jenkinsbrynmair 

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Keep, requeen and either keep or sell, unite for stronger colonies - choices are myriad
 

Itchy 

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I keep, monitor for disease etc and generally run out of space.
 

abm 

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All of the above :calmdown:

With the added bonus of a call out fee.
 

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