In my opinion, anybody that continues to keep breeding the non indigenous species of black bee should be ostracised, blacklisted and sent into Coventry. Will be July until I have posted out existing orders, sorry. Hope you are enjoying some fine weather How much notice do you normally manage to give before sending out? I see your mention of 24th August. I am beekeeper from Estonia and very intrested to buy two dark bee queens.Is it possible that You send these to the Estonia? Currently I only post queens to the UK (both NI and GB) I will do if I have queens available but it is too early to say at this point. Do you supply nucs and if so, could I place an order for 2 for next season? I’d like to know.. I’d like to know.. As previously no problem with queens introduced by way of caged mated queens in cages… Our queen bees are available for sale from mid-June through August. of bees which include nurse bees, forager bees, guard bees, and drone bees. I was wondering how late you are likely to be selling queens (delivery dates, rather than purchase dates)? Orders are now closed for 2020 delivery but I can take orders for June 2021 delivery. Jonathon sorry have you got any queens ready to go at moment? Ballyclare Are your bees disease free and varroa treated? Great to hear they have been introduced successfully. They don’t need any different handling to any other bees. probably week starting 12th August. Not too late but it will probably be in the second half of July as I am just starting to post out existing orders. Your queen arrived safely this morning and is now in place. Could you confirm you see both transactions and with associate them together, plus of course clip the queen? I sent you a payment for a queen on the 7th April , as the time for you to be sending me a queen is rapidly approaching. So I won’t be needing a queen now. Hi Scott. Hi Jonathan, Regards William & Chris. do you have any black queens left that could be posted to England? Seems that the queen has not returned from her first flight as I now have a hive of honey and bees but no brood. im in need off a couple off queens is there still some available ? Thibault. There is a new genetic survey just underway associated with L.I.T. Nucleus colonies, queen bees, instrumentally inseminated. I also assume that you have a level of culling to start with. Even if you managed to introduce a queen, a colony full of drones and old worker bees has absolutely no chance of surviving the winter. Currently posting out orders from June, Hi Jonathan yep they are great bees and the only honeybee native to the British Isles. Maybe it is different in Ireland as i live in Hampshire. Sorry for the delay. I keep my local Welsh Mongrels in 14x12s but if you think these are too big I can pop these queens into a poly 8 frame or maybe try one in each? 2020 PSBA Sponsors 2021? i take it will be mid august for delivery ? I totally agree with always wearing a veil even on the gentlest bees was just trying to get some sort of temperament idea.I was in the Isle of Mann last year at one of their agricultural shows they had a bee section with an observation hive when I asked about temperament they invited me to call to their teaching apiary.The girl at the apiary Breeshey Bree had a bee suit and gloves for me.She put on her veil, rolled up her sleeves and went through five hives and not a sting.Really friendly people and doing a great job preserving there native bees. Estimated delivery time is always at the top of the order page when you order, currently about 4 weeks. Buckfast and Carniolan queen bees for sale, UK produced or imported. I wondered if you still had the line from which I bought my first queen from you, in 2015. Got your order thanks. Hi Jonathan, I ordered a queen on 27th July. Nick. Thank you for your response and yes I have. Irish Native Dark honey bees for sale 5 frame nuc (Click for larger photo) I sometimes have a limited amount of bees for sale each year. I live in Ireland. Looking for a Native Bee Hive, Native Stingless Bee Hive, Solitary Bee Hotel? do you have a queen left? Steph. 2 lovely new queens arrived safely this week. Thank you for an great talk today in Kinross, I will be ordering some of your Queens ASAP. Delighted – thanks Jonathan. All the info is on the order page. To give colonies with a calm temper and good honey production. sold out at the moment but I’ll get in touch if anything becomes available. I have queens at the moment. with thanks I was just wondering if the bees come with health certificates? See the “Order” page for details. I think its probably a bit late this year to start with new queens but next year I shall contact you again. Is it too early to order a couple of queens fir next year? Hi Jonathan I’m a UK resident. Is it possible to have the Queens posted guaranteed next day delivery and how much extra would this cost ? Queens, Bee Packages and Nucs can be purchased from all over the US & Canada. Beautiful, gentle bees. The Queen Bee will come with 3-5 attendants in a queen cage. I imagine by mid July is likely although as always it depends upon the weather. Check your emails, Hi, have you a mated AMM queen available at the moment? I have for sale 4 x NEW NATIVE BEE BOXES. http://www.native-queen-bees.com/timetable-for-posting-out-queens-2020/, Hi Jonathan, Do they feel sorry for the tiger for instance, How about all our song birds that are disappearing. Hi Jonathan I inherited these bees from a Black Bee project that went through a very bad time and abandoned hives on ground we had offered them. I’m taking them abroad so I was wondering if you supply a health certificate. Glad to hear they are doing well for you. Jonathan. Carniolan & Italian Bees from this season. Hello Jon Did consider doing a split in another colony but I thinks it’s a bit late now and the bees seem to be getting ready for the winter. A lot of the packaged bees we see in Washington are coming from California, while a growing number of Oregon, Washington and Canadian options are becoming available. I post out queens in the order they are paid for. Hello Johnathan I paid for a British Queen 20 August. I’ll give you a few days notice. I can post your queen this week or next if that suits, I have a black bee Queen ordered with you. I hope they meet your criteria, re the Q I’ve ordered this year. That is very kind of you and would be much appreciated. Just wondered if you had a rough idea when the would be ready ? Hi paid for queen last week where it still said they be sent out July. Looking forward to next year when might I get her majesty? Hi, can you supply a mated queen to South Wales some time next spring (2021)? Hi, have you by any chance any mated amm queens available for postage within UK. I really don’t have room for both. Thanks. This week I posted out orders which came in in February and March. Regards I will go on now and purchase. Buying a package is easy. Hi Jonathon, just ordered 3 queens. Look forward to your reply, I have queens but there is always a waiting time, currently about 4 weeks. I have a hive not doing so well and requeening seems to be my only option. She has been great. I am trying to add more genes to my colony to help strengthen their immune system. I also run completely fondationless. Every year we prepare colonies of bees which are over wintered and expanded ready for spring sale. I requeened 3 colonies last week. Do you have a rough idea of a dispatch date please. Can you squeeze an order in before July. They are a combo of Fergusen Buckfast/ VSH Carniolan, and our hardy overwintered bees. Thank you. Could you provide any guidance. for our farms and ranches customers. My bees are Irish origin. Many thanks Queen arrived safe and sound today. If you order early I can post them out whenever suits. I honestly just love honey bees and I want to see them make it. Brucemartin@doctors.org.uk, Hi Bruce. Hi – do you have any mated queens in at the moment? I would Our package bees include: a screen box, sugar water container or fondant blocks, approx. That queen was superseded last year but I have a few of her daughters which I am assessing in terms of grafting this year. Italian Queens, Carniolan Queens and more. Hi Peter. Any ideas of a delivery date! Hello Jonathan Please email me so I can give you my address. Hi Jonathan, what are your prices for a breader queen? Alex. No brood, no eggs, loads of honey. Please let me know when they will be ready to post so I can arrange immediate payment again, kind regards Stephan, This was a period of extremely hot weather so the queens may have been neglected in the cage or got sticky. I have a UK address but it will just make it longer in transit. Package Bees For Sale You owe it to your new bees to know what you are doing. would you mind if I order another 10 mated queens if you have them available ? Thanks. The Native Irish Honeybee Society (NIHBS) works to preserve and promote our native stock. Pay for it now for delivery in August? Thanks Bruce, Hi Jonathan Can I contact you personally by email? That’s the way to do it! Cheque made payable to Jonathan Getty. Have lost a queen from one of my three colonies. Temper is good. Just e-mail me near the time you want the queen and I will make sure to post at a date which suits you. Many thanks She is the bee that births all other bees that live in the hive. which is collecting samples from all over Ireland including some of mine. I can post next week if that suits or later if you let me know. Do I just order and pay on-line? Always depends upon weather but late June early July would be my estimate. Thanks Chris. I ordered a queen on 7th March, I was wondering when the March orders may be posted. Regards Liam I have a few orders for 2018 in already. Wishing you good luck for better weather this year, during the queen-raising period! I start grafting early May and usually have the first queens available in June. That’s no problem. I’m trying to work this in with my move away to finish my thesis. It was 28th June and you said you wanted it last week in July and that is where I have you on the list if that is still ok, Ok thanks had to change days off if possible could you post on the 23 of June, Sorry 23 July if possible for posting cheers, I’m based in North Wales, I already have AMM colonies. Andy, What the chances of getting a queen this season, I should have queens until September. Can I have them next year. Ideally, we can then breed future generations ourselves and help to preserve the species. It is commonly known as the black bee, the dark bee, the native bee or simply Amm. This year we had a period of about 4 weeks from 10th June to 7th July and I hardly got a queen mated. Thanks, Fiona, Hi Jonathan. many thanks. I only graft from the best colonies. Many thanks, Alix. Hallo Jonathan, And easy to catch and separate a wayward swarm into two sections as orders come in and laying eggs depends. 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