Bee Theft - 1/17/17 Sutter County

California State Beekeepers Association    By Joy Pendell   January 16, 2017

"I'm sorry to report that hive-theft season has begun.  Everybody keeps eyes/ears open, and those with grower contacts, please spread the word to them, too.  Let's try to catch these perps!" Carlen Jupe CSBA Sec/Treas.









Hive Theft Alert!

Last night (1/16/17), 482 hives were stolen from a bee yard in Sutter County. All the equipment (including pallets) is brand new and has no brand numbers. The hives are double-deep 8 framers with grey cedar lids on 4-way pallets. Pallets are an odd size: 28.5 x 46". Please contact the CSBA (via FB message, website, or [ with any tips.