2019 Honeybees - Packages and Nucs Available

Honeybee packages Cincinnati Ohio bees
Honeybee packages Cincinnati Ohio bees

2019 Honeybees - Packages and Nucs Available

from 125.00

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  • Tentative pick-up date for 3 lb. packages is April 23rd 2019.  

  • Tentative pick-up date for 5 Frame Nucs is middle-end of May 2019.  

3 lb. Packages

Our 3 lb packages are Italian Breed (mixed with Carniolan) All packages are guaranteed to come with 1 caged mated queen along with 3 lbs of worker bees and some drones.  This year the bees will come in a vented plastic box "bee-bus" which is easier for installing.  All packages must be inspected before leaving our location where they are guaranteed alive and healthy.  We can only be responsible for them while they are in our presence so please read below on how to safely transport and install your bees.

PICK UP ONLY IN CINCINNATI OHIO - WE DO NOT MAIL PACKAGES

Packages are pick-up only at our location with the tentative date of April 2019.  Pick up starts at 6:00AM and run throughout the day, with slots every 15 minutes.

5 Frame Nucs

Our 5 frame Nucs are over wintered Ohio breed honeybees. Nuc colonies will come 5 drawn out frames with all stages of brood and 1 mated queen. These frames will come inside a wax impregnated cardboard box. Pick up date is dependent on our Ohio weather but generally is middle/end of May.

PICK UP ONLY IN CINCINNATI OHIO - WE DO NOT MAIL NUCS

Beekeeping Classes

Want to take our Beginner Beekeeping Class?  Receive 50% OFF when you purchase package bees with us! Use code "HALFOFF" at checkout to receive 50% OFF full price class. Class date and time will be posted January 7th, 2019.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have.

What is a "BEE BUS"?

Our packages will arrive in a "bee-bus" which is plastic ventilated, easier to install box containing your 3 lb. of packaged bees and mated queen. The patent pending design has open ends, that make it easier for shaking and make queen removal a lot easier!

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