A southern Queensland beekeeper has taken away what he is called one of the biggest hives he has seen from…
Inland bikepaper Scott Whitaker took nearly 12 hours to remove a “monster” beehive containing about 50,000 bees from a home in Nambour earlier this month.
He told Yahoo7 that bin had established a hive between two floors at home while the owners installed a deck and appreciated that it had been there for three years.  Inland Bee Apiary Scott Whitaker took nearly 12 hours to remove a hive of about 50,000 bees from a home in Nambour earlier this month. Source: Hinterland Bees
Mr. Whitaker used a vacuum cleaner to remove bin. Source: Hinterland Bees
“The people who lived in the home knew that bin was there,” said Whitaker.
“But they were told that bina was going to go.”
Part of the honeycomb removed from the ceiling, which Whitaker believes was there for about three years. Source: Hinterland Bees
Whitaker gently removed the honeycomb with tools and his lively resident with a vacuum cleaner.
“The comb was as long as my arm,” he said.
It’s probably the biggest I’ve cut out. “
So far, our Whitaker has participated in about 30 jobs to remove established beespots and about a dozen removal of swarms.
Bees after removal. Source: Hinterland Bees
He has bitten a bite on a property in North Maleny to make sure that the insects are detained and free of disease.
As for the resident’s resident, you would hope they have a pretty tooth.
Whitaker said that 50 kilograms of honey were removed from the ceiling. 19659020]