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The contacts listed below are provided as an informational service. The LSU AgCenter does not endorse, warrant or recommend any person or business listed here.

*Fees depend on situation and travel distance.

All names listed are in alphabetical order.

South Central Louisiana

Name Phone Number Email/Website Services Offered Areas Serviced
Emil Albrecht

AA Live Bee Removal

  • Removal of honeybees, yellow jackets and bumble bees from residential, commercial and industrial structures and trees.
  • Member of Capital Area and Ascension Parish Beekeepers Associations.
  • Insured & Licensed State Registered Beekeeper #14-1630. Serving South Louisiana Since 2009.
  • Free written estimates
  • South Louisiana
Cecil Alton 225-615-4535
  • Swarm relocation
  • Bee removal and relocation
  • Florida parish
  • Livingston parish
  • Ascension parish
Murray Atkins 337-319-4227

  • Bee removal
  • All of Acadiana
Gray Bailey 225-571-0874
  • Live capture of honeybees and swarms from trees, homes, and structures
  • South Central parish
  • Baton Rouge
Gerard Ballanco 504-352-6078
  • Swarm collection
  • Within 40 miles of Sunset
Peter Benoit 985-414-9741
  • Thibodeaux
Donald Bertrand 337-351-3069
  • Swarms removed for free
  • Established hives and cutouts removed for a fee based on location and difficulty of removal
  • Opelousas
  • St. Landry parish and surrounding areas
Beyla's Brood Apiary 225-888-0068
  • Accessible swarms removed for free
  • Quote dependent on colony size and nest location
  • Vermillion
  • Iberia
CheeBee Honey & Removals

CheeBee Apiary

  • No kill honeybee removal
  • Can also remove hornets, wasps, and bumblebees
  • Low cost and no cost available
Chris Brooks 337-290-0220
  • St. Landry parish and surrounding areas
Kaitlyn Cadieren

Adams Apiary



  • Removal and relocation of new/old, big/small swarms in residential and commercial walls and structures and also trees/outdoor patios!
  • Fee for removal of hives depends on location and size of the hive!
  • South Central parishes
  • South East Central parishes
Rachael Clayton

Sunshine & Clay Hives

  • 8 years experience
  • Live honeybee removal services within structures
  • Swarm relocation
  • Acadiana Beekeepers Association member
  • Free site assessment
  • Based in Acadia and Lafayette parishes
  • Central
  • South Central
  • South Western parishes
Daniel Day 337-842-8705
  • Honeybee removal from: homes, barns, outhouses, electrical boxes, under trailers, etc.
  • Establish all bees removed into hive boxes
  • Maybe a fee
  • Located in Lake Charles, will travel all over
Brent DeRouen 337-364-3070 (H)

337-236-9245 (C)

  • Swarm collection
  • Honeybee, African honeybee and yellow jacket removal from walls and structures
  • Located in New Iberia but will travel
Lianne Dick 337-254-0663
  • Lafayette parish
Ty Estilette 337-692-0467
  • Will relocate swarms and bees in outdoor structures, barns, houses, and sheds
  • Also do residential cut-outs.
  • We travel to every area in the state.
Gary Gutermuth 225-614-7874
  • East Baton Rouge
  • Southeast parishes
  • South Central parishes
Steve Harrell

Bee Dat Bee Rescue and Apiary

  • Remove hives from structures
  • Capture swarms
  • Jennings and a 50 mile radius from there
Yancy Hebert 985-519-4544
  • Assumption parish and the surrounding area
Hill Farms Honey Company

Leo Hill

  • Swarm Removals
  • West Baton Rouge
  • Iberville Parish (West)
Rusty Jacob 504-416-1310
  • Swarm collection and retrieval
  • May be a fee
  • Southeast parishes
  • South Central parishes
Luke Joseph 225-603-7665
  • Collect swarms
  • Remove honeybees from walls and structures
  • Lafourch
  • Terrebonne
  • Assumption
  • St. Charles
  • St. Mary
  • St. James
  • St. John
  • St. Martin
  • Ascension
  • Iberville
  • Iberia
  • Jefferson
Stephen Leblanc

Steve's Bees, LLC

  • Live structural removals of honeybees, yellow jackets, and bumble bees from residential, commercial, and industrial structures
  • Commercially insured
  • State registered
Justin McNeal 337-453-7661

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  • Swarm removal - only $100 minimum
  • Will not remove bees out of walls of buildings
  • Lafayette Parish
Richard Metcalf 337-354-6997
  • Remove swarms
  • Cut outs from all structures
  • Guaranteed results for all work performed
  • Located in Hathaway, La but travel state wide for all removals
David Mozingo 337-344-2875
Mike Poisso

Circle P Farms

(H) 318-899-3333

(C) 318-541-1569
  • Central parish
  • South Central parish
David Potier
  • Swarm collection
  • Vermilion parish
  • Lafayette parish
  • Acadia parish
David Prince 337-373-6444
  • Swarm collection
  • Will remove bees from walls and structures
  • Iberia
Esteban "Steve"
  • Swarm collection
  • Lafayette parish
Lonnie Rogers 985-518-2670
  • Will remove swarms and hives from walls, structures, and trees
  • St. Mary
  • Assumption
  • Terrebonne
  • Lafourche
  • Ascension
  • Iberia
  • St. Martin
Skyla Selph 337-205-1970
  • Lafayette parish
Stacey Singleton 337-247-5366
  • Swarm removals and colony relocations
  • East Baton Rouge parish
  • Southeast parish
  • Central
  • South Central parish
Michael Straney

Thibodaux Bee Company

  • Outdoor swarm removal
  • Southeast parish
  • South Central parish
Jude Verret 985-519-4777
  • Bonded and insured
  • Business license and workers comp

  • Lafourche
  • Terrebone
  • St. Mary
  • Assumption and surrounding parishes
Jason White 225-571-9954
  • Live honeybee hive and swarm removals from homes, structures and trees
  • South Central parish
  • Florida parish
  • East Baton Rouge parish and surrounding areas.
David Wright
  • Will remove swarms and certain cutouts for free when I need the bees and for indigent folks

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