Bees, Queens and Nucs

MBBA encourages healthy beekeeping

Bee Packages, Queens,and Nucs can be purchased from all over the USA. A lot of the packaged bees we see in Washington are coming from California, while a growing number are produced here in Oregon and Washington.

The foundation of this goal is beginning with the appropriate knowledge, materials and locally raised, properly treated and healthy bees. In line with this goal, we are now offering this “For Sale or Share” section in our monthly newsletter and website. There is no transfer of equipment listed here, only bees.

 

Looking For Bees?

UPCOMING EVENT!!! Don’t miss it!!!

MBBA’s first annual “Bee Meet and Greet!”

February 20th, 2020

This is an informal opportunity for those people selling bees and those looking to purchase bee’s to come together as we prepare for the spring beekeeping season. Bring your questions!

Meet the local beekeepers who are selling bees this spring and place your order!

We are also encouraging those who might have bees to sell, to come and talk to others!

WHEN?  This Thursday, February 20th, 2020. 7:00 to 8:00 pm.

WHERE?  WECEducation Center,  511 East Holly St., Bellingham

WHY?   To promote local beekeeping and beekeepers.

 

LOCAL Sources for Bee, Nuc’s, Queens

Contact InformationItem InformationPrice
Bill Buce; bucewr@gmail.comSeveral 5-frame nucleus hives. Local bees. Local queens. (Avail. - May)
Also, a few over-wintered nucs should be available in early April. These are Carniolan based bees, locally mated for many generations over 5 or more years. Avail. - Mid to late May.
TBD
Michael Jaross; michaeljaross@gmail.com5-frame nucleus hives. Dark, Carniolan-ish bees. Avail.
10-frame nucleus hives. Dark, Carniolan-ish bees. Avail.
Queens. Avail. - Mid June, approx.
$225
$275
TBD
Ted McFall; tedmcfall@yahoo.comSeveral 5-frame nucleus hives. Local bees. Local queens. Mostly Carniolan race. (Avail. - Mid to late May). TBD
Rob Rienstra; bhambees@gmail.com Approx. 125 5-frame nucleus hives - 4 frames of brood, 1 of foundation. Local bees. Whatcom County Queens from Strachan Apiaries and Honey Bee Genetics. Avail. - Late April. $160$160
Seth Smith; seth_smith@live.comApprox. 300 5-frame nucleus hives - 4 frames of brood, 1 of foundation. Local bees. Local queens. Skagit County. Avail. - Late April. $160.$160

Do you have bees, queens or beekeeping equipment you are interested in selling. Simply, email your items with name, contact method, price and description to beebits@mtbakerbeekepers.org

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