Killing Killer Bees - Avoiding Bee Problems In Your Backyard

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http://slugabug.com – Have you heard of Killer bees? Killer Bees are actually Africanized Honey Bees. It is very hard to tell them apart from regular honey bees, but they are more dangerous. Since they were initially introduced, approximately 1,000 humans have been killed by these bees. One of the best ways to minimize bee problems on your property is to take a closer look around with these things in mind. Slug-A-Bug bee control and pest control expert is highly trained and can remove the threat from your home in one visit.

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Killing Killer Bees:

Avoiding Bee Problems In Your Backyard Killing Killer Bees

In the Media:

Stories of Killer Bees surround us every day . In March 2013, two park workers picking up garbage in Tampa, FL, were stung nearly 100 times when they overturned an old truck tire. In the same month, Killer Bees built a nest under a Houston woman’s truck in her driveway in a matter of hours. Pest control professionals removed nearly 8,000 bees from under the truck. March 2013 also saw a story out of Hollywood, CA, where a pitbull was stung to death after tree trimmers disturbed their hive . In the Media

An Overview:

Killer Bees are actually Africanized Honey Bees . Unless you’re an expert, it’s difficult to tell them apart from common honey bees. In 1956, several colonies were imported into Brazil. The goal was to cross-breed them with common bees, hoping to increase production. In 1957, 26 queens escaped, forming hybrid populations almost immediately. The result has been a slow spread toward the U.S. An Overview

Are They Really Killers?:

Since they were initially introduced to the population, approximately 1,000 humans have been killed by these bees . The problem is that victims often get ten times as many stings from these bees as they do the common honey bee. Moreover, they react to disturbances faster and can chase individuals much further, up to a quarter of a mile. Are They Really Killers?

Serious Environmental Impact:

Serious Environmental Impact While the dangers to people from Killer Bees is of real concern, they have an impact on the environment as well . They can’t pollinate farmers’ crops as well, they tend to abandon their nests quicker, and they can’t survive the winter. Honey production also suffers.

Preventing Bees On Your Property:

One of the best ways to minimize bee problems on your property is to take a closer look around with these things in mind. Preventing Bees On Your Property Bees like to live in hollow trees or other cavities. Eliminate those hot spots on your property. Listen for buzzing sounds on your property when you enter an area that might contain bees. Bees need a supply of water to live, so make certain you don’t have any loose faucets or other leaks. Get rid of standing water as well. Inspect your property for potential problem areas on a regular basis.

If You Are Attacked:

In the event that you cannot prevent an attack, run away from the location as quickly as you can. Take shelter in a vehicle or a home. Pull your shirt up to protect your head and neck. If you cannot reach a secure location, cover yourself with a blanket, tarp, sleeping bag, or other material. While you remain under cover, crawl away. Visit the nearest emergency room if you feel short of breath, nauseated, or dizzy. If You Are Attacked

Pest Control Experts:

The largest independently owned pest control company in Brevard County , we offer cutting edge solutions to help you deal with Killer Bees. Contact us for more information. Pest Control Experts

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