Swarming is an instinctive part of the annual life cycle of a honeybee colony. It provides a mechanism for the colony to reproduce itself. Bees in a swarm are generally docile and not inclined to sting or attack, and they will usually leave within a few days on their own for a more permanent location.
However, if you have a swarm that has permanently settled, or you are anxious to have it removed, you can contact a local beekeeper who may be able to remove the bees without killing them. To locate a beekeeper:
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REMOVE THE BEES YOURSELF UNLESS YOU ARE AN EXPERIENCED BEEKEEPER!
Free Honey Bee Swarm and Hive Removal
Locations: around Ontario
Contact: Bruce Richardson
Telephone: 416 804-7049 or toll free 800 567-8481
See: www.OntarioBeeRescue.com or www.facebook.com/pages/Ontario-Bee-Rescue
Registered Ontario beekeepers will remove open, accessible swarms of honey
bees for free. They will provide a quote for the live removal of swarms or
hives enclosed in buildings, walls, etc.
Ontario Bee Rescue is dedicated to saving the honey bees and the humane
removal and relocation of honey bee swarms and established honey bee
colonies in Ontario.
Toronto Bee Rescue
Toronto Bee Rescue specializes in the removal of honey bee swarms and established honey bee hives. We perform live honey bee hive removals.
Please call 416 809-5669 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to get a quote.