Bees For Sale

Bill's Bees has 2018 Bees for Sale! Order NOW for Spring delivery. We sell only Italian Honey Bees with known gentle genetics that are easy to work with and build up abundantly for pollination and honey production. Whether you are a new beekeeper or already an experienced beekeeper, these bees are perfect for you. Our VSH-Italian Queen Bees are from our favorite breeders in Northern California where there are no Africanized Honey Bees. These bees are ideal for Backyard Beekeeping in Los Angeles.


Medium Box Complete Hive Special!Medium Box Complete Hive Special - ($250): A complete hive is an established nucleus colony with a VSH Italian queen. It includes a 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 hive contains a marked 2017 Italian queen with known gentle genetics. These hives will need an additional box to expand into within a few weeks of taking them home. Order NOW! Available for pick up on weekdays immediately or the weekend of April 14th and 15th. Times: 8:30am-12pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm.   

Package Bees - 2018 ($175): 3 lbs Italian honey bees in a screened cage includes a VSH Italian mated, marked queen in a separate screened queen cage (with attendants). The known gentle genetics of these Italian Honey Bees make them ideal for Backyard Beekeeping in Los Angeles. Packages can be installed in any style hive. The VSH-Italian queen bee is produced and mated in Northern, CA where there are no Africanized genetics ensuring gentle behaving offspring. Order NOW! Available for pick up ONLY ON April 14th and 15th. Times: 8:30am-12pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm.    

Nucleus Colony - 2018 ($250): 5 frame nucs on deep frames  includes a VSH-Italian marked queen with known gentle genetics. These are Italian honey bees with known gentle genetics and are ideal for Backyard Beekeeping in Los Angeles. 5 frame Nucs on deep frames. Order NOW! Not available for pick up until mid-May. We will contact you in early May to schedule a pick up date and time.

Complete Hive - 2018 ($350) (Deep Box): 
 A complete hive is an established nucleus colony and includes a VSH-Italian marked queen, a painted deep hive body, bottom board fastened to the box and lid, plus 5 additional undrawn new frames to fill out the box. These are Italian honey bees with known gentle genetics and are ideal for Backyard Beekeeping in LA. Order NOW! Not available for pick up until mid-May. We will contact you in early May to schedule a pick up date and time.

VSH Italian Queen2018 VSH-QUEENS - 
($45) (MARKED)
 (VSH-Italian Sensitive Hygine), mated, with known gentle genetics. Queens come marked. Order NOW! Not available for pick up until mid-May. We will contact you in early May to schedule a pick up date and time.      
WE DO NOT SHIP OUR BEES!
Bill's Bees are available for purchase online.
However, you can not pick up your bees at farmers markets.
Please check availability and pick up dates/times for your bees.
Thank you for purchasing your honey bees from Bill's Bees.