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
Huxter bees in Grand Forks, two units available; Four drawn frame nucs in a cardboard or plastic nuc box. Three of the 4 frames will be 50% or better brood plus 1 frame of honey/pollen. Cost: $190.00 Single deep hives containing a single frame feeder and 9 drawn frames of which 5-6 will be 50%… Continue reading Where to get bees 2017.02
An update from Dave Johnson: The packages this year will $230.00, must be prepaid by March 16, and will arrive in early April. Dave's contact info again is; email@example.com or phone: 250-229-4765.
Every year starting about now, folks want to know where and how they can buy bees for the coming spring. This is the first of the notices that I will post to help answer this question. Notice the numbering. Last year it got to 2016.05, which means that there were a total of 5 notices… Continue reading Where to get bees 2017.01
The next meeting of the West Kootenay Beekeepers is coming up on Sunday, Feb. 5th from 1 to 3 at Flying Leap Farm, 987 Bridgeview Road in beautiful downtown Ootischenia. These gatherings are open to everyone, whether they're just starting out or have been keeping bees for decades. Bring all your questions and ideas --… Continue reading West Kootenay Beekeepers Meeting
Beekeeper's Gathering at 987 Bridgeview Road, Jan. 8th from 1 to 3
Cory Greidanus is selling 5-frame nucs with California queens in early May. He is located in Cranbrook. His price is $225 per nuc, or $215 per nuc if you by 5 or more. If you are interested, his contact info is; firstname.lastname@example.org or 250.464.5512.
Just got word from Doug Crumback at Swan Valley Honey in Creston, that he will have nucs available this year toward the end of May. If you are interested, the company website is; http://www.swanvalleyhoney.ca/
The next monthly Beekeeper's Gathering will be Sunday, March 6th from 1 to 3 in the afternoon at Paul Taylor's place, 987 Bridgeview Road in Ootischenia. This is an open gathering with no fees or memberships involved. You’re invited to bring any questions, news or ideas. Everyone’s welcome from total newbies to those who have… Continue reading Beekeepers’ Gathering March 6
My second installment of "Where to get bees" for this year. Bonnie, Chester, and Tyson Emery are downsizing their operation of approximately 100 hives in Fruitvale and are offering 2 sizes of complete hives for sale; 1. $325 for a bottom board, 2 deep brood boxes with 9 frames each (4-5 frames with brood), 2… Continue reading Where to get bees 2016.02