Another Bee Theft Alert!

California State Beekeepers Association By Joy Pendell     January 31, 201t

Another Bee Theft Alert!

There has been another bee theft near Kern County. 207 colonies were taken. The brand is CA0330333H. Stenciled on the side of the boxes is “James Wickerd Inc., Happie Bee Company, (951) 288-0785”. If you see hives that fit this description, don’t hesitate to check for brand numbers and call the sheriff and Mr. Wickerd to alert him.

Bee Theft Reminder

Koehnen & Sons had 240 hives stolen near Colusa County. The brand is 42-14 and they are double-deep 10 frame hives. Pictures are attached. If you see hives that fit this description, don’t hesitate to check for brand numbers and call the sheriff and Koehnen’s to alert them.