[ocba] COLONY REMOVAL
jeff01 at email.unc.edu
Sun Jul 27 12:48:57 EDT 2008
> On 7/25/08, Becky Bollinger <beckyalis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is anyone interested in tackling this or is there interest from the club in
>> doing this as a club. Please let me know as I would need to contact
>> inspectors in advance to set this up.
>> I received a call last week from a friend, Jim Weaver, asking for someone
>> to do a bee removal from an old,uninhabited house on a large tract of land
>> in Caswell Co. The property is used as a hunt club by himself and several
>> others men. The location is about 20 miles north of Hillsborough off of Hwy.
>> 86 toward Danville. Jim states that the bees have been behind the clap
>> boards of the house for 5 or 6 years but become a nuisance/aggressive when
>> he mows. I was thinking or hoping that unless someone would love to get
>> right on this job we might use the opportunity for our club to have some
>> bee removal training with inspectors and all since this is something that
>> could wait. Jim would very much appreciate hearing from someone who can
>> help, and his contact number is 919 782-3096. He lives in Raleigh.
>> Gayle Young
Is this an ok time to collect these bees? If they have been there for 5
years I'd be willing to bet there is quite a large colony. If they are
removed now would we be jeopardizing their chances of surviving in a
Langstroth hive over this winter?
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