Manitoba Queen Bees and Bee Stock

     

     Queen Bees - We raise our Queen bees in Manitoba for use in our own Apiary, and for sale to other beekeepers in Manitoba and elsewhere.

     

Queens are selected on the basis of:

  • Over-Wintering Capabilities
  • Varroa Tolerance
  • Honey Production
  • Overall Colony Temperament
  • Absence of Spring Dysentery
  • Spring Strength and Spring Build-Up

    

     In an effort to maintain genetic diversity and to help improve our stock, we continuously acquire queens from other sources to evaluate and test. If the queens meet our selection criteria, they are incorporated into our breeding program, and we offer their offspring for sale. The queens we have for sale currently have their origin from four different maternal lines: Buckfast (Maternal Red Line), Scheuneman (Maternal Green Line), and two different Manitoba Select (Maternal Blue and Yellow Lines).

     We are currently evaluating queens from two other lines, and will sometimes raise stock from them. The price for all queens this year (2017 season) is $30 per queen.

     To reserve queens for the summer season, please proceed to pay the $5 deposit for each queen below. This can be done by accessing the PayPal button below, indicating how many queens you wish to reserve, and then proceeding to pay with PayPal or a credit card. Once we receive your payment, your name will be added to the order list. We will then contact you during the queen season with a confirmation, once we know the availablity numbers. The balance of the payment is due when the nucs are picked up.

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     Queen Cells - During the queen-rearing season, we sometimes have surplus queen cells for sale. The queen cells are from our documented lines, and maternal parentage can be verified. We sell our surplus queen cells for $8 each. If an order is placed with a minimum of three weeks notice, we will raise queen cells to fill the order, from the line desired by the customer.

    

     Four-Frame Over-Wintered Nucs Sold out for 2017 Spring - We offer a limited amount of four-frame nucs in Spring. The nucs have been over-wintered, and contain our own marked queens from the previous year. Our over-wintered nucs typically come through the winter full of bees, and are quick to build-up to full hives and produce sufficient honey crops. Nucs will be in four frame configuration; usually three frames of brood, and one frame of pollen / feed. Boxes and shipping are not included. Nucs are typically available in the first week of May and priced at $185. 

     To reserve nucs for the spring season, please proceed to pay the $30 deposit for each nuc below. This can be done by accessing the PayPal button below, indicating how many nucs you wish to reserve, and then proceeding to pay with PayPal or a credit card. Once we receive your payment, your name will be added to the order list. We will then contact you closer to spring time with a confirmation, once we know the availablity numbers. The balance of the payment is due when the nucs are picked up.

     Four-Frame Summer Nucs - We offer a limited amount of four-frame nucs in Summer. The nucs are made up once we have the first queens of the year. The summer nucs will have a fresh laying queen with three frames containing brood and one frame of pollen/honey. Nucs are typically available in the first week of July. In a normal year, the nucs will build up and produce surplus honey by the end of the year. With proper care, the nucs will be strong enough to make it through the winter. The summer nucs are priced at $175.


Access the queen and nuc deposit button on the drop down tab below.

Queen and Nuc Deposit


If you are interested in purchasing Queens, Queen Cells, or Nucs, contact us for availability and shipping costs. Contact information can be found in the About Us page. 

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