Bill's Bees sells VSH-Italian Queen Bees from our favorite breeders in Northern California where there are no Africanized Honey Bees. 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. These bees are ideal for Backyard Beekeeping in Los Angeles. We thank you for purchasing your bees and queens from Bill's Bees.
Nucleus Colony ($275) BUY NOW! 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. Estimated pick-up date Mid-May.
Complete Hive (Deep Box) ($350) BUY NOW! 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. Estimated pick-up date Mid-May.
2020 VSH Italian Queens ($55) BUY NOW! (VSH-Varroa Sensitive Hygiene), marked, mated, with known gentle genetics. Available sometime in April.
Hive Stand ($50) Heavy Duty steel hive stand with 4 legs that can be placed in cans filled with motor oil, to isolate the hive, if ants are a problem. This stand is also tall enough that skunks can not reach the hive if they are a problem. Can support at least 200 lbs. It is best to locate your hive in the direct sun on a dry, solid surface. Available for PICK UP ONLY!
RESTOCKING CHARGE: There is a $25 restocking fee for packages, nucs, complete hives, and queens not picked up or cancelled orders.
WE DO NOT SHIP OUR BEES. BEES CANNOT BE PICKED UP AT FARMERS MARKETS.
PICK UP DATES (nucs, complete hives, queens) TBD.
PICK UP LOCATION (Canyon):
18710 Little Tujunga Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91387.
PICK UP INFORMATION: When you're checking out, your contact information requires your email and telephone number so we can contact you regarding when and where to pick up your bees. You may contact us via OUR NEW EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 818-312-1691.
Thank you for purchasing your bees from Bill's Bees.