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Bill's Bees sells Italian honey bees with known gentle genetics.These bees are ideal for backyard beekeeping in Los Angeles as well as for commercial beekeepers who take their bees to pollination.
The Complete Hive (Medium Box) Special is the best value & best choice for backyard beekeepers.
Pre-Order before 1/1/18 and SAVE!
Complete Hive (Medium Box) Special ($250): Bill's Bees used commercial grade hive top, bottom board, and medium (6-5/8”) hive body containing: 6 frame Nucleus colony (4 frames brood in all stages, 2 frames with honey and pollen) and 4 additional undrawn plastic frames to fill out the box. These are gentle bees and the hives contain marked 2017 Italian queens with known gentle genetics. Complete Hive (Medium Box) Special
2018 Complete Hive (Deep Box) ($320): Bill's Bees Complete Hive (Deep Box) is the Nucleus colony (described in Bees in Nucs). These are Italian honey bees with known gentle genetics and are ideal for backyard beekeeping in Los Angeles. A Complete Hive includes a VSH-Italian marked queen, a painted deep hive body, bottom board fastened to the box, and lid, plus 3 additional undrawn new frames, and 1/ 1/2 gallon frame style internal feeder to fill out the box. Complete Hive (Deep Box)
Bees in Packages - 3 lb. $160 ~ Italian Honey Bees with VSH Italian marked queen (w/attendants). These bees have known gentle genetics and build up abundantly for pollination. Great for backyard beekeeping and commercial beekeeping. Packages available for pick up in April 2018. (Price increase (TBD) on 1/1/18 for Bees in Packages.) Bees in Packages
Bees in Nucs - 5 Frames (Deep) or 6 Frames (Medium) $220 ~ Italian Honey Bees with VSH Italian marked queen. They have known gentle genetics and build up abundantly for pollination. Great for backyard beekeeping and commercial beekeeping. Nucs available for pick up in May 2018. Bees in Nucs
VSH-Italian Queen Bees ($45) (marked) with their known gentle genetics are ideal bees for an urban setting, for hobby beekeepers, or commercial beekeepers needing to re-queen. Our VSH-Italian Queen Bees (Varroa Sensitive Hygiene) are marked and mated. They come in a screened cage with attendants and are ready to lay eggs. Italian bees have been a favorite among beekeepers since they were first introduced to the New World in the 1850’s. They are known to be gentle of temperament, easy to work with, readily build comb, diligent housekeepers which helps them with control of wax moth and resistance to diseases, very prolific, wonderful foragers, excellent honey producers, with less tendency to swarm. VSH Italian Queen Bees
We will contact you regarding pick up dates, time, and location.
WE DO NOT SHIP OUR BEES