Mated queens available all season from October to the end of April. Overwinter queens available in September (advance bookings recommended).
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Partner with us for your queen requirements with confidence.
Queen Cells: $6+gst each – can organise freight north island – wide. Minimum cell order = 40 due to freight costs.
Supply contracts available on mated queens at discount rates – please enquire.
Mated Queens Oct 2020: $58+gst each
Mated Queens Nov-Dec 2020: $48+gst each
Mated Queens Jan – Apr 2021: $48+gst each
We select breeder queens that are productive, healthy, strong brood, and enjoyable to work with.
Every step along the way, from breeder queen selection, to colony feeding, grafting, incubating, and finally getting the queens and cells to you, is attended to with the skill and expertise acquired from over ten years of experience in delivering great bees to many of New Zealand’s leading beekeeping operations.
We produce our quality production queens from proven queens that have already done the business and have earnt the right to produce daughter queens:
- Overwintered for at least 1 season
- Open mated
- Genetically diverse
- Honey Production
- Propolis Collection
- Queen Longevity
- Calmness on the Comb
- Hygienic Behaviour -> Assist in Nosema and Varroa Tolerance
- Swarming Behaviour
- Solid Brood Patterns
- Queens marked for easy identification – which saves you time during inspections and manipulations.
SHIPMENTS OF QUEENS AND CELLS
We ship nationwide via overnight courier.
Careful introduction of the queen to the hive is vital. We are able to provide you with our guide for splitting hives and introducing queens.