Andy, What the chances of getting a queen this season, I should have queens until September. Italian Honey Bees are excellent honey producers. Sorry, UK addresses only only. OATH DESIGN 3 tier, with honey super and brood separator. The earliest I can manage is usually the first half of June if that suits. Looking for a Native Bee Hive, Native Stingless Bee Hive, Solitary Bee Hotel? Both released and accepted in less than 48 hours about a 3 week wait at least. After 2 years of badgering them to do something I took matters into my own hands. I split a hive of bees a month ago leaving a good queen cell in the new hive. As previously no problem with queens introduced by way of caged mated queens in cages…. Regards,John Cruickshank. Purchase from the highest quality queen breeders with a variety of stock lines available. So far I have all my own queens, a few are 7 generations removed from the original mass produced bee I bought from Kona Hawaii. I was wondering do you sell nucs or is it just queens? Regards William & Chris. Please could you let me know as soon as they are available. The queen bee is the most important bee in the hive. Hi paid for queen last week where it still said they be sent out July. Nick – probably around the end of June. Hi would it be possible to get 7 queen for beginning of august. Hi Jonathan Queen bees for sale. Dani. I ordered a Queen in June and have not heard from you so can you please cancel queen as hive was getting to week had to join with my other hive. Happily they’ve sorted themselves out. The 2015 queen settled in really well here (north Kent coast area). Really happy with the queen you supplied earlier this year. Many thanks Hi Jonathan, are you still selling queen’s this year? Fantastic. I prefer black bees so I would like to buy a clipped queen from you, but I am away from June 14-21st. All our Queen Bee's are breed for producing good healthy stock, excellent honey producers, disease resistance and temperament. Kindest regards, Pingback: Next batch of queens | Native Queen Bees. I live in lower ballinderry co antrim. Thanks. Hope to hear from you. Am I too late for this year/are you still taking orders for this year? I ordered a queen in early May and am a way for a few days from the 4th of August.Hope my queen arrives before then. I always have that info at the top of the order page if you check. My name is Michael Devlin…. Basically, he has ordered three queens with you and although he initially asked for them to have their wings clipped, would it be possible for them not to have the wings clipped, when they’re posted out? I use no chemicals or additives with my bees. Apologies didn’t receive it but anytime soon is good . You can order now and I will supply them in the order they are booked so if you need queens early in the season it would be best to order as soon as possible. Is it possible to reserve a couple of queens for early next year? sorry. Our package bees include: a screen box, sugar water container or fondant blocks, approx. I have just placed an order for 10 queens as I was very happy with the last lot I got from you. Glad to hear they are doing well for you. I would like to order a mated queen from you. Last years queen is producing hard working, gentle bees. I ordered a queen a few days ago but have now got laying workers so I think it’s too late to requeen. i ordered 2 queens last week and was wondering if you could let me know how you are doing with them as i am away from home on thursday and friday and dont want them left in a cage for too long Kindest regards steph, Hi Stephen. I’m sorry to bother you as you no doubt have your work cut out at the moment. 1. I ordered a queen on 5th April 2018 and was wondering if there was any update about when orders from around this date might be shipped. Ideally, we can then breed future generations ourselves and help to preserve the species. I inherited these bees from a Black Bee project that went through a very bad time and abandoned hives on ground we had offered them. JOhnathon did my order for 3 queens reach you on sunday 16 june. are your queens “native Scottish black bees” In addition to the honey crop around 100 free mated queens and 20 nucs are produced annually. It is commonly known as the black bee, the dark bee, the native bee or simply Amm. Kind regards steph, By placing an order now for 10 when could I expect delivery to uk ? Hi Robert. Would it be a big nuisance if I delay the queen delivery until next year! 4 frames (full depth frames) of European honey bees for sale with an October 2020 Queen (Queen is Marked and laying well). Sorry I only sell queens within the British Isles. I know the weather hasn’t been good to us at the start of the season. Have you any queens ready for shipment to U.K. Hi I see your mention of 24th August. Pingback: Taking orders for summer 2015 | Native Queen Bees. Introgression of genetic material from imports of other subspecies into the Irish native bee population would change it irreversibly. I don’t suppose, you can ship to the States, can you? Hi, The Italian Bees are raised locally and in the southeast part of Georgia. Alex. Do you know of anyone that will ship a Native black queen bee to the USA? Thanks. This is one reason that i will not join a club. Michael. Not being insulting. I ordered a queen and for her to be clipped. Thanks for the compliment! Tracey, Hi Jonathan,tried to email you but it blocked email.Have you still got a queen for sale?Can I just ask what the temperament of your bees are like,although I never do this could they be worked without a veil or is the full kit required to work them?I have become a lot more sensitive to stings since being put on heart medication. So yes my mistake…. There seems to be a few schools of thought. I answer to Jon, Jonathan of Johnny! Can you ship to Usa? Hello Jonathan, http://www.native-queen-bees.com/timetable-for-posting-out-queens-2020/, No worries! Thanks. no problem. Thanks Jonathan. I’ll have Wesley’s above if still available…. Of course the old swarm queen and the drones must be killed, but they are a much weaker, non indigenous form of bee anyway. For over 20 years Bee Well Honey has proudly offered bees for sale and beekeeping supplies. Looking forward to next year Hi I am looking a mated queen – would you have any at this stage? Sorry, just saw recent comment after posting. The key variable is the weather. I don’t sell nucleus colonies at the moment, just queens within the UK, Hi, desperately seeking a mater black queen for my sadly queen less hive. Are you still looking at w/c 8th August for delivery of mated queen bees? Many thanks Andy, No problem. This year we had a period of about 4 weeks from 10th June to 7th July and I hardly got a queen mated. I don’t start grafting until May. I think the Paypal link allows you to use a credit card if you click through. Is it possible to have the Queens posted guaranteed next day delivery and how much extra would this cost ? For various reasons I have given up queen rearing -as an urban beekeeper I have founding results of mating disappointing. Iâd like to know.. Iâd like to know.. As previously no problem with queens introduced by way of caged mated queens in cagesâ¦ Are the mated with NSB drones so all off spring will be NSB? The hardy black bee genes would be great in our cooler climate as we’re next to the Canadian border. The estimated posting date is at the top of the order page. I don’t sell for export. I would love to introduce one or two of your native black queens to my colony. 2020 PSBA Sponsors Will be July until I have posted out existing orders, sorry. Would it be possible for you to delay the dispatch date for a couple more weeks, 80 Wimborne Road I’ve got a nice but smallish colony that’s trying to supersede but the queen/Q cells are showing BQCV, sadly. Mated Queens and Queen Cells for Sale. Indeed, Ireland may well be the last place in Europe where a sustainable population of Apis mellifera mellifera is possible. My bees are Irish origin. I hope they meet your criteria, re the Q I’ve ordered this year. ok no problem. Hi can I get a refund then please as when I ordered it said shipping mid July. You can get a high discount of 85%.The new discounts are available at CouponMount, and the most Cosima – It sounds to me like your colonies have laying workers in which case there is no point in trying to requeen them as laying worker colonies usually kill any queen you try and introduce. I was wondering if you could offer any contacts to enquire about my first bees. I am still taking orders but it will be late July before I can deliver as i have so many orders in already, Thank you Jon. Hi Steph I have found great success in doing this. Hello when would I expect the queen if I ordered now? I only post to GB and NI. The same can be done with a hive colony but it is a bit trickier. Timetable is here if you check when you ordered All they are doing is condemning an indigenous species to extinction. Importations of honey bees into Ireland and the propagation of non-native sub-species has a negative effect on our native honey bees. Brilliant…I put an order in yesterday (telephone number in note section) I start grafting in May weather permitting. Pay for it now for delivery in August? Chat soon. To ensure healthy bees, we harvest and wash our mason bee cocoons. Steph. Hi Jonathan Check your emails, Hi, have you a mated AMM queen available at the moment? I can post right away. I live locally & am thinking of starting to keep bees – ideally the native Irish Black bee. May I ask are they mated queens and do you have any available at the moment ? Sorry for the bad news re EFB. When do you think I will receive the queen as my colony is getting weak. Hi Jonathan, Queen bees for sale. They don’t need any different handling to any other bees. The other queen I got from you is doing great. I just was hoping if you might be able to give me some sort of update on my order, I ordered on the 25/03/20 but haven’t heard anything. I have a queenless hive and would like to introduce. I am currently starting to post out queens ordered in September and October and your order was at the start of May when the website stated late June delivery. ? Jonathon sorry have you got any queens ready to go at moment? Currently I only post queens to the UK (both NI and GB) Not too late but it will probably be in the second half of July as I am just starting to post out existing orders. I don’t make any money in doing this. I’m looking for five mated queens, which have been bred with similar objectives. The advice that went along with the purchase was second to none. That queen was superseded last year but I have a few of her daughters which I am assessing in terms of grafting this year. Lovely temperament yet dealing with wasps without a bother. We can provide you with top of the line Italian bees, hive ware, starter â¦ Can you ship to the United States?If so how much would it cost to ship to the State of Missouri?We are by the Mississippi River and I believe the black bee would thrive best here. Native Queen Bees For Sale comes with multiple choices or options to save a lot of money just because of 11 active results. My name is Tobi von Germany. Thanks. of bees which include nurse bees, forager bees, guard bees, and drone bees. I have a small queenless split and would very much like to introduce black genetics into this colony. I am beekeeper from Estonia and very intrested to buy two dark bee queens.Is it possible that You send these to the Estonia? Looking for a queen, do you have any available now? She has been great. Willing to risk it anyway but are they? Which I would like to cancel due to an outbreak of E.F.B. NI is currently part of the UK and will continue to be part of it after Brexit so I do not anticipate any problems. Why do you think your colony is queenless? How much notice do you normally manage to give before sending out? All bee keepers should be helping one another to breed a pure strain of black bee. Your order was 29th July. Great to hear they have been introduced successfully. John Cruickshank, Isle of Arran. Maybe that’s exactly what I did wrong, I let the attendants out first so the queen was on her own as I’ve always done to every other introduction of mated queens and 99% success but here 100% falure. The Queen will be in full flow, laying well and the bees should be almost ready to be rehived. Hi Garry. Do your records allow you to see which strains/family of your breeding have gone to particular customers? UK only. Thats awesome, thank you so much, I will be able to get her new hive ready for her. I requeened 3 colonies last week. I started keeping bees three years ago when I bought a nuc of black native bees. Hi I brought a queen last night when will I recive her ? Thank you for your help. I have some orders in for next year already. yep, usually about a 4 week wait. should be some time in the first half of July but all depends upon the weather in May and June. Buy bees in the knowledge you are buying from an approved local breeder of honey bees. My landlord has his own bees and is thrilled that they have become very dark so one of these will be a little gift for him. Just wondered if you had a rough idea when the would be ready ? Wolf Creek Bees LLC. Queens, Bee Packages and Nucs can be purchased from all over the US & Canada. Do you also sell small colonies? Was wandering if I could get one shipped to United States. How pure are your black queens and are they ready to lay . Please let me know. I wondered if you still had the line from which I bought my first queen from you, in 2015. Package Bees For Sale You owe it to your new bees to know what you are doing. Hi Jonathan, I post them out in the order they are paid for. Any advice welcome. Hello I have paid for 2 native black Queens. I got one hive of bees only and opened hive today as was very warm. i take it will be mid august for delivery ? Can you help. In a poor weather year Amm colonies will still produce a honey crop as they have evolved to cope with marginal conditions. How quickly could I have it from confirmed order? I should be able to post before the end of July. Thank you. I have read your article on local mating DCAs which of course would make it easier. I only sell mated queens. It’s been a real battle getting them this far and I’ve rather enjoyed it. Just clearing up the last of a backlog of orders at the moment. Your queen arrived safely this morning and is now in place. Hi Jonathan, are you already taking orders for next year or should I wait? yep they are great bees and the only honeybee native to the British Isles. Hope the queen does well for you. Do you know if there is any way to buy queen bee at this time of the year? brood cycle. This week I posted out orders which came in in February and March. Last chance for the hives to survive winter – just the way it goes but trying my damnest to give them a chance.. Thank you. Bees from Pant Derwen Apiary, South Wales. John Cruickshank, Do you have a mated queen available? Hi there I would I am worried that I will lose the colony if I don’t introduce a new queen soon. I have no idea. Dani. Thanks. Hello Jonathan, I have purchased two queens from you last year and I have been very happy with how they performed. Get to the head of the queue! Glad the last lot are doing well. I totally agree with always wearing a veil even on the gentlest bees was just trying to get some sort of temperament idea.I was in the Isle of Mann last year at one of their agricultural shows they had a bee section with an observation hive when I asked about temperament they invited me to call to their teaching apiary.The girl at the apiary Breeshey Bree had a bee suit and gloves for me.She put on her veil, rolled up her sleeves and went through five hives and not a sting.Really friendly people and doing a great job preserving there native bees. nativebeehives.com is a project website with a focus on individual design and construction of Native Stingless Bee Hives and Solitary Bee Hotels. I would guess your colony still has a queen, maybe a supersedure queen not started to lay yet. Is it still looking like June for my queens Johnathan ? Italian Queen Bees Buzzbee based in Victoria, Bee Breeders who produce Quality Queen Bees for both Local and Export Markets. No problem. I can check if I have a couple more available for this week but if not I can post next week. Can you please avoid sending me a Queen between those dates. Hi Monica. The mellifera subspecies freely interbreed and it is known that drones can fly many miles to congregation areas.Â Preserving the pure stocks we have left and propagating queens from them is of the utmost importance. Buying a package is easy. Hi, Do you have any mated queens available please?? Buy Honey Bees from Indy Bee Supply Info 2020 beeâs for sale Ordering beeâs begins January 15, 2020 Queens Queens. In most cases it will be what it said on the website at the point of order as I update the estimated dispatch time on a regular basis. Very few workers. Introduced in queen cages, with attendants already released, fondant was removed by the bees themselves, so 10 hives and nucs all queen less… any ideas! Just ordered and paid for a mated black queen bee. probably week starting 12th August. Thanks Chris. The 2 most common ways to purchase them is either as package bees or a nucleus hive. I’ve just paid for two Apis mellifera mellifera is the only native bee to the British Isles. Hi Johnathan do u have any mated queens… I’m lookin for one.26/7/16. I always have a few. I am interested in buying 2 nucs for next year, 2020. Hence the reason i am going to start again and cleared all my old bees. By the way I really enjoyed your talk at the SNHBS this March. My queenright cell raiser colonies are all on double brood separated by a queen excluder. Thank you for your email. Hi Jonathan, just ordered, i will let you know when to post it, probably begining of next week, how Many days does it take to be delivered once you post it? Hi having email issues and not sure if you posted her out yet. Payed buy PayPal on the 15th Aug just making sure everything is on track? for our farms and ranches customers. Regards Liam E-mail jonathangetty80 at gmail.com, Pingback: Great weather for queen mating | Native Queen Bees, Hi. I’m probably chancing my arm here but would you have a queen left? Do you sell queens to the Netherlands? Can you tell me what size box these bees do best in. Always depends upon weather but late June early July would be my estimate. I am currently working on a project. I have for sale 4 x NEW NATIVE BEE BOXES. I can post them next week if that suits. And if so, would it be possible to buy a package or nuc of bees too? That’s no problem. Please let me know when they will be ready to post so I can arrange immediate payment again, kind regards Stephan, This was a period of extremely hot weather so the queens may have been neglected in the cage or got sticky. Do you have a rough idea of a dispatch date please. Do you have a date when you believe they will be ready. They are of the Native Irish Bee variety, Apis mellifera mellifera. Hi do you still have queen bees available? 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