Queen Bees for Sale online
We offer both Pickup and Delivery service using Australian Post Express Service, nationwide.
ORDERS FOR ITALIAN QUEEN BEES
Order for 11th/12th March Allocation
We are currently taking orders for Italian Queen Bees that will be ready for pickup and delivery on from the 11th/12th March.
Last order for this allocation will be closed Friday 5th March at 1:00 PM AEST*.
*Please note if you miss this cut-off time, your order will be allotted to the next available allocation.
ORDERS FOR CARNIOLAN QUEEN BEES:
Order for April 2021 Allocation
We are currently taking orders that will be ready for pickup and delivery in April.
INFORMATION ABOUT OUR QUEEN BEES
We have Italian and Carniolan queens available at different periods of the year. Their availability depends on the demand and breeding cycles so we ask that you keep this in mind as when a particular type is available. Each queen is shipped to you in a cage containing 1 queen and few escorts worker bees. The queen will feed on a candy during her transportation phase however recommend placing her into a colony as soon as possible once she arrives.
WHERE DO WE SEND OUR QUEEN BEES?
At current we can send Queen bees to the following states within Australia:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
(*Special permits required. A $30 surcharge invoice will be emailed to you after you have ordered, to cover the cost of inspection from Bio-security TAS)
Unfortunately at this time we can not send Queen Bees to Western Australia due to regulation rules.
VARIETIES OF HONEY BEE BREEDS/VARIETIES
The bees used are popular variety used in Australia using Italian or Carniolans. They are known for being gentle and good to medium honey producers.
Italian bees are strong foragers and do a great job keeping their hive clean. When starting out, you can’t go far wrong with Italian bees. Their gentle nature and productivity provide a great way for new beekeepers to become comfortable around bees.
This breed is by far the most popular due to its combined good temperament whist being good foragers for honey production.
These bees are known as Carniolans, or "Carnies" for short, in English. At present this subspecies is the second most popular among beekeepers (after the Italian bee).
It is favoured among beekeepers of all abilities for several reasons, not the least being its ability to defend itself successfully against insect pests, however at the same time being extremely gentle in its behaviour toward beekeepers. These bees are particularly adept at adjusting worker population to nectar availability.
Unfortunately I lost the hive, such a shame. This was nothing to do with the queen you provided, more this strange season we are having. If I ever need a new queen I will be in touch. Provided great service and advice.
Quick to respond, well informed and accomodating. Will definitely use again. Thank you heaps.
I was in need and BUZZBEE came to the rescue. A Queen arrived and immediately went to work in her new hive. Terrific outcome.
Great service, excellent communication, quality queen bees, good prices and overall very satisfied with the experience! No need to shop anywhere else these guys are the best in the business!
Awesome service, great communication went above and beyond normal seevice, girls are happy in new home. THANK YOU SO MUCH 👌
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