Black Hammock Bee Farms is located in the Black Hammock wilderness area of Oviedo, Florida. We are a second-generation Oviedo FL Bee Farm raising bees for honey production and pollination. Our Team rescues approximately 500+ honey bee colonies each year from extermination. Once rescued, we bring these bees back to our rescue yard where they are given extra care and attention to make sure they survive the relocation. Afterwards these bees are put into honey production or used for pollination.
BHBF has been removing and relocating bees, as well as keeping bees for 13 years now. In that time, we have come to love and respect the honey bees in many ways. Giving presentations to schools and local groups help educate folks on the role honey bees play in our food production. Serving my community by Founding one, and serving as President of two local beekeeping associations, as well as being on the board of the American Beekeeping Federation and the delegate for the State of Florida. To continue my own education, I am in the final stage of becoming a master beekeeper through the University of Florida (Go Gators!).
There are many reasons why killing the bees is not the best choice. For example, hiring a pest control company will result in only the living bees being killed. Leaving behind the entire contents of the nest, Including all of the wax, Honey, unborn bees, And not to mention all the dead bees. Doing this could lead to a foul smell and potentially structural damage. Also, leaving behind the contents will attract other bee colonies in the future as well.
I am registered beekeeper with the state of Florida, approved by the state to perform live bee removal and relocations. As a beekeeper, we look at Bee removal Orlando from a completely different perspective than a pest control company does. No-kill Bee Removal. We frequently donate these colonies to local beekeepers. Call to be added to the waiting list.
Once removed we will relocate the bees to a rehabilitation yard, keeping a close eye on them and giving them whatever resources are necessary to survive the process, if the bees survive the first winter, they will go out into a regular bee yard and provide pollination services as well as production of honey. Unfortunately, they don’t always survive.
As a professional company, we do our best to answer the phone in person or we will return your call within a few minutes, offering emergency-same day and next day services in an effort to meet your scheduling needs. Punctuality and courteous service are very important to our reputation. We utilize the latest and greatest tools and technology to locate the honeybee nest while doing the least amount of damage to your property. For example, we use a FLIR thermal imaging camera to look inside the walls, usually locating the bees within minutes! The Bee Guy is Fully licensed, insured, and bonded. Should an unexpected incident occur, you are safe in knowing that we are fully insured for your protection and ours.