Beekeepers, growers get financially stung by hive thefts

Beekeepers, growers get financially stung by hive thefts

Marking the hives and frames with a registered brand is one way to recover stolen hives. Opportunistic “bee rustlers” bolster their honeybee numbers with pilfered hives and frames. Bee hive burglaries are difficult to prevent but there are a number of ways to catch a thief.

Beekeepers, growers get financially stung by hive thefts

Marking the hives and frames with a registered brand is one way to recover stolen hives. Opportunistic “bee rustlers” bolster their honeybee numbers with pilfered hives and frames. Bee hive burglaries are difficult to prevent but there are a number of ways to catch a thief.
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