If you happen to be going to the lower mainland soon, you may be interested in the email that I received from Beekeeper Lindsay; "We’re sitting on a number of Arataki Packaged bees due to arrive on March 23rd, and are looking to move them at a great discount. Bulk Rates for packages are as… Continue reading Bee Packages
Dave Johnson has emailed me with the information on the New Zealand packages that he will be ordering; Each package has a mated queen with 1kg bees in a traditional style screened box with a feeder jar. The packages will be available for pick up in Harrop approximately 25th April. Packages must be ordered, with… Continue reading NZ Package Bees for 2020
Hello Beeks. This is your reminder of our next meeting this coming Sunday 3 March at Paul’s place, 987 Bridgeview Road, in sunny Ootischenia, starting at 13:00. Our agenda items will be; 1. Report back from the Easy Kootenay March 2 Workshop, including the information on the Iotron sterilization run. Jeff Lee will give an… Continue reading March Meeting
Happy Imbolc, Candlemas, Groundhog Day! The West Kootenay Beekeepers will have their next meeting on Sunday, 4 February at Paul Taylor’s place, 987 Bridgeview Road in Lower Ootischenia. We will gather at the usual time of 13:00 to 15:00. Dave Johnson will do a presentation on Michael Palmer's double nuc system, and will also be… Continue reading February Meeting
Dave Johnson will again be bringing in New Zealand packages for 2018. Prices and dates have not been confirmed as yet but his contact information is firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 250-229-4765. He did say that he would like orders in to him by mid-February. Packages will arrive mid- to late April.
Dale Beebe has some Chilean queens for sale in Creston. If you need some, his number is 250.428.9054.
Ron McIntyre has a few nucs for sale at $200 and about a dozen Italian queens from Chile for sale at $35. If you are interested you can contact him at 250.365.6896.
For anyone that is planning to make splits, Doug Crumback in Creston has queens available for sale. They are Chilean queens going for $34. You can contact him at; http://www.swanvalleyhoney.ca/
Doug Crumback will have about 100 nucs for sale this year around the second week of May. They will be 4 frame nucs in a cardboard nuc box headed by a Chilean queen. Pick up will be in Creston BC for $200.00. To place an order for nucs or to contact Doug; http://www.swanvalleyhoney.ca/contact-us.html