If you see a honey bee swarm, don't be alarmed!

Take care to move away quickly but calmly and try to move inside while shutting windows and doors.

The bees are only interested in finding a new home at this time and not likely to sting unless disturbed.

It is best to call for assistance as a swarm may settle for a day or more while they are looking for a new place to establish a colony.

Beekeepers use this time when the bees are settled to capture them and give them a new home.

It is a fasinating time in a bee colonies lifecycle, so observe a real treat- but observe safely...

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We collect swarms, sell hives and bees colonies as nucs, and have range of bespoke instruction courses all to get you going in the fantasic and amazing hobby of beekeeping.

You can call us to report a swarm and discuss collection by a beekeeper. When you contact us we will ask you about your swarm and recommend the best course of action. We will always, where possible, try to save a swarm of bees.

We are collecting in a radius of about 5 miles around Ipswich in 2012.

Call on 07717 533575 to discuss your honey bee swarm

You can also contact us and other beekeepers for other areas on the BBKA (British Beekeepers Association) website, linked below.

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