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How to Buy Healthy Bees

Package Bees, Nucleus Colonies, Queen Bees

Package bees, nucleus colonies, and queens will be available starting late-March 2024.  Order early as bees sell out quickly.

Online ordering for package bees & nucs is sold out for the 2024 season.  Queens are available.  If you need bees, please text 484-678-1938 to ask what's available.

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3 lb Package Bees - $135 each

Italian Hybrid Honey Bees

March 23, 2024 packages - sold out 2/28

March 30, 2024 packages - sold out 3/26

April 13, 2024 packages - sold out 4/12

April 20, 2024 packages - sold out 4/18

Each package contains approximately 3 pounds of Italian Hybrid worker bees and a mated queen.  

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Nucleus Colonies - $225 each

Italian Hybrid Honey Bees

April 6, 2024 nucs - sold out 3/26

April 13, 2024 nucs - sold out 3/26

April 20, 2024 nucs - sold out 4/18

April 27, 2024 nucs - available

Our 5-frame nucleus colonies include an Italian Hybrid mated queen and bees.  The 5 deep frames consist of 2 brood, 2 honey, and 1 frame which can vary between brood, honey, foundation for expansion, or frame feeder.  

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Queen Bees - $40 each

Italian Hybrid Mated Queens

March 23, 2024 queens - sold out 3/13

March 30, 2024 queens- sold out 3/22 

April 6, 2024 queens- sold out 3/22

April 13, 2024 queens - sold out 4/12

April 20, 2024 queens - sold out 4/18

April 20, 2024 queens - available

 

We treat our queens like royalty, selecting for the most popular traits:

• Good Honey Production

• Overwintering Ability

• Gentle Temper

Italian hybrid queens are usually available throughout the beekeeping season.

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