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Video: Varment Guard's Live Bee Removal Program

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Clips of the company's live removal traps in action. The program was created by Varment Guard's Charlie Refitt, a service professional and hobby beekeper.

| February 21, 2014

Editor’s note: Included as part of last month’s Legislative Day preview story is information about Varment Guard’s removal program. Varment Guard’s Charlie Reffitt, who also is a beekeeper, helped develop the company’s live removal program. The program that involves: 1) relocating the queen and swarm into a cardboard box for transfer to an empty hive; or  2) funnel-trapping the bees out and capturing them with a decoy hive, a.k.a. "nuc(leus) box," containing a queen and a few worker bees. The following video clips show these traps in action.

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