Help with a Swarm

Contact us at 484.432.2741 (ask for Chris) for swarm removal if you’re located in the West Chester Area. But first, are they really honey bees? For a quick reference, print this sheet from the University of Oregon that shows the differences between honey bees, yellow jackets, hornets and wasps. Also, below (and above) are some pictures of swarms to help with identification. Our swarm removal fee is typically $100. Removal of honey bee nests from inside wall cavities, etc. (known as a “cut-out”) is typically $450 which includes up to 4 hours of work. Most cut-outs can be completed within 4 hours. However, additional hours are billed at $75/hour. There is no charge for evaluation/assessment of cut-outs.

A picture always helps! Send us a picture if you can; our email address is Then give us a call as time is of the essence when it comes to honey bee swarms.

Click here for additional information about swarming from Wikipedia.

Also servicing Westtown, West Goshen, Birmingham, West Bradford, East Bradford, Exton, Thornbury, Glen Mills, Concordville, Kennett Square, Chadds Ford and other Chester County communities surrounding West Chester, PA (Pennsylvania). Tesla Bee Supply is a proud member and supporter of the Chester County Beekeepers Association (CCBA).