Top-Rated Bees for Sale

We ship from Coast to Coast.   You can choose from Italian bee packages, Carniolan bee packages, and Russian Hybrid bee packages or 5 frame Italian or Carniolan bee nucs.  Our bee nucs have new frames and newly drawn out combed foundation. We ship package bees on a weekly schedule from mid-March 2020 to early May 2020. We know and understand the logistics of shipping honey bees.  That is why we are the leader in shipping package bees on the East Coast and Mid-West.  All of our bee shipments are insured at no extra cost to you.  For those close by, we also offer “in-store” pick-up of your bee orders.

84% of our honey bee orders each year are from repeat customers. Best quality bees and beekeeping supplies, best customer service, best delivery! 

Our apiaries are located throughout Georgia.  Our bee hives are managed by natural organic methods and we are licensed by the Georgia Department of Agriculture.  All our bees come with a Georgia Dept. of Agriculture Health Certificate.

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Italian Package Bees

Our Italian bee packages are grown here in Georgia and each shipment will have a Georgia Department of Agriculture Health Certificate attached.  Over 90% of beekeepers have Italian Bees in their hives.  We highly recommend new beekeepers to start beekeeping with Italian bees because they are the most gentle of all honey bees.  Our package bees include: a screen box, sugar water container or fondant blocks, approx. +/- 3 lbs. of bees which include nurse bees, forager bees, guard bees, and drone bees. The queen bee will be in a separate queen cage.  To learn more about Italian honey bees click here.

First Year Starter Combos

These first year Starter Combo’s are high quality and built to last at a great price! 

The First Year 10 Frame Hive is our best seller and has received a 5 Star Rating with our customers.  Customers value this hive kit because it contains everything you will need for the first year of beekeeping with an average nectar flow.  You also will receive better pricing when you purchase this combo.  Additionally, you have the choice of purchasing the hive assembled or unassembled.

We use this every day in our own apiaries!  

FREE SHIPPING on all unassembled hives Coast-to-Coast!

Our Beekeeping Jacket &Tools Combo is a great deal for the new beekeeper or the experienced beekeeper who is just getting back into beekeeping.  You will receive a jacket/veil combo which is offered in 5 different sizes.  Beekeeping goat skin gloves are also in 5 different sizes.  You will also receive a hive tool to assist you in opening the hive.  A boardman feeder is also included to feed your new hive.  A smoker is also included to assist you in calming the honey bee colony while you work within the hive.  Additionally, a bee brush is included when you need to move bees of the frames.  Lastly, we include a Beginning Beekeeping Handbook that goes over all the material we teach in our beginning beekeeper boot camp each year.

FREE SHIPPING on this Combo Coast-to-Coast
 

Our First Year 8 Frame Hive is designed for those beekeepers that want to reduce the weight in moving the supers on and off the hive.  You can reduce the weight by 20% in using this size of a hive.  This hive kit gives you everything for the hive on an average year of nectar flow.  You will receive better pricing when you purchase the combo.  Additionally, you have the choice of purchasing the hive assembled or unassembled.  

We use this product in our own apiaries!

FREE SHIPPING on all unassembled hives Coast-to-Coast!

Carniolan Package Bees

Our Carniolan bee packages are grown here in Georgia.  We recommend that beekeepers with 3 years of beekeeping experience or more can purchase this product.  Carniolan bees are better suited for cold winters due to the queen will continue to produce brood into the Fall months, which means the colony will be more robust going into Winter.  Carniolan bees, overall, are more aggressive than Italian honey bees.  Our Carniolan package bees include: a screen box, sugar water container or fondant block, approx. +/- 3 lbs. of bees, which includes nurse bees, forager bees, guard bees, and drone bees. The colony of bees will consist of one or more Italian, Carniolan, and Russian worker bees.  The Carniolan queen bee will be in a separate queen cage.  To learn more click here

Russian Hybrid Package Bees

Our Russian hybrid bee packages are grown here in Georgia.  Because of the natural defensive traits of the Russian bees, we recommend Russian hybrid packages only to experienced beekeepers.  Our Russian hybrid package bees include: a screen box, sugar water container or fondant block, approx. +/- 3 lbs. of bees which includes nurse bees, forager bees, guard bees, and drone bees.  The colony of bees will consist of one or more Russian, Italian, and Carniolan worker bees. The Russian hybrid queen bee will be in a separate queen cage.   We recommend beekeepers have 3 years of beekeeping experience prior to purchasing Russian bees.  Learn more about the differences between Russian and Italian honey bees (Learn more click here).

Italian Nucs - Store Pickup Only

Our Italian nucs are grown here in Georgia.  Our 5 frame nucs come with three or more frames of brood with one frame of honey and one frame of pollen.  We offer two types of nucs.  The seasonal nuc is started in late February and typically available in April.  The Overwintered nuc is started in August and is monitored (queen is graded on brood pattern, temperament, and hygienics) through the winter and is normally available in the first week of March.  The overwintered nuc is the best way to start because the queen has been monitored for several months.   Please note weather can delay the harvesting of the nucs.

Carniolan Nucs - Store Pickup Only

Our Carniolan nucs are grown here in Georgia.  We recommend experienced beekeepers with 3 years or more experience prior to purchasing these nucs.  Our 5 frame nucs come with three or more frames of brood with one frame of honey and one frame of pollen.  We offer two types of nucs.  The seasonal nuc is started in late February and typically available in April.  The Overwintered nuc is started in August and is monitored (queen is graded on brood pattern, temperament, and hygienics) through the winter and is normally available in the first week of March.  The overwintered nuc is the best way to start because the queen has been monitored for several months.   Please note weather can delay the harvesting of the nucs.
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