Click here for our policy regarding no holds & reserving inventory.

 
 

SOLD OUT 2017 PACKAGE BEES!

 

CUT OFF DATE TO ORDER THE 1ST DELIVERY OF PACKAGES IS FEB. 2/28/17.

THE ORDER CUT OFF FOR THE 2ND DELIVERY IS MARCH 31ST.

THESE DATES ARE ABSOLUTE! YOU MUST HAVE YOUR ORDER WITH PAYMENT TO US BY THESE DATES. NO EXCEPTIONS.

WE WILL NOT BE ORDERING EXTRAS FROM EITHER DELIVERIES.

We are now taking orders for 2017 package bees. Please read carefully. We have two different suppliers with different pricing & delivery dates.

1st Package Delivery
The 3lb. package bees come from Rock Hill Farm Honey Bee Farm & come with mated, unmarked queens. They are $125.00 each & pre-payment is required to reserve your order. Pick-up only; shipping not available. Estimated delivery date is the beginning of April 2017.

2nd Package Delivery
The 3lb. package bees come from Gardners in Georgia & come with mated, unmarked queens. They are $110.00 each & pre-payment is required to reserve your order. Pick-up only; shipping not available. Estimated delivery date is the end of April to the beginning of May.

We cannot accept payments over the phone. We accept credit cards at our shop & we can also email you a Paypal invoice. We accept mail orders with checks. Please make checks payable to Eversweet Apiaries. Include WV sales tax of 6% with your payment.

Please be aware that since we do not make the packages, we can not guarantee anything regarding the package bees or their queens. Due to packages requiring more maintenance & beekeeping knowledge sometimes, we do not recommend packages to beginner beekeepers. Please review Eversweet's chapter “Which is Better...Nucs or Packages” in our free “2015 Beekeeping Guide” for more info regarding nucs and packages. http://eversweetapiaries.com/EA_2015_Beekeeping_Guide.pdf

 

SOLD OUT 2017 NUCS

Our 5 frame deep nucs come with 2 brood frames, a drawn comb frame, a foundation frame, & a food frame (either honey frame or division feeder depending on honey availability). Only deep nucs are available. The marked queens come from Olivarez Honey Bee, Inc in California. You have a choice of Hygienic Italian or Carniolan queens. We install the queen & monitor the nucs for 2-3 weeks to ensure queen acceptance, laying ability, & population build-up.

Our high quality nucs, are $185.00 each & pre-payment is required to reserve your order. Pick-up only; shipping not available. Estimated availability will be the middle of May 2017 & they will be released to customers in the order payments are received.

We cannot accept payments over the phone. We accept credit cards at our shop & we can also email you a Paypal invoice. We accept mail orders with checks. Please make checks payable to Eversweet Apiaries. Include WV sales tax of 6% with your payment & specify the queen(s) you would like. We have a limited amount & they will sell out quickly. Please reserve your orders ASAP. All nucs come with state inspection reports.
 
 

WE ARE NOW TAKING ORDERS FOR 2017 QUEENS!!


BEFORE PURCHASING QUEENS, PLEASE READ OUR QUEEN POLICY. CLICK HERE: Queen Policy.
 
PLEASE INCLUDE 6% WV SALES TAX IN YOUR PAYMENT.
WE DO NOT SHIP QUEENS; PICK-UP ONLY. THEY ARE SHIPPED TO US & RE-SHIPPING WOULD CAUSE TOO MUCH STRESS ON THEM.
 
BREEDER - OLIVAREZ HONEY BEE, INC. – CALIFORNIA
Hygienic Italian $32.00 ea., unmarked
Hygienic Carniolan, $32.00 ea., unmarked
Saskatraz, $34.00 ea., unmarked
$2.00 Marking Fee Additional, if requested
Estimated Availability: April – Sept., Weekly shipments
No prepayment required for small orders; walk-ins welcome. Please notify us in advance & prepay if you'll be needing a large quantity.
 
03/06/17 UPDATE - DUE TO MANY PEOPLE INQUIRING ABOUT THE EARLIEST WE CAN RECEIVE QUEEN SHIPMENTS TO MAKE SPLITS/NUCS, WE SUSPECT THE APRIL SHIPMENTS OF OLIVAREZ QUEENS WILL BE IN HIGH DEMAND. WE RECOMMEND PRE-ORDERING & PRE-PAYING TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY. OTHERWISE, ANY REMAINING QUEENS WILL BE 1ST COME, 1ST SERVE.
 
BREEDER - DAN O'HANLON, NEW WIND RISING FARM, WV
Purdue “Ankle-Biter”, $40.00 ea., marked
Redline Italian “Mite-Mauler”, $35.00 ea., marked
Estimated Availability: May – July
Special Order, prepayment required
 
BREEDER – FERGUSON'S APIARIES, CANADA
Buckfast, $55.00 ea., marked
Estimated Availability: June – July
Special Order, prepayment required
We will place an order with Ferguson when 10 or more queens with payment are received. Due to import, shipping, & inspection fees, it is not cost efficient for any parties involved for us to order 10 or less queens..
 
 

We carry raw Clover, Wildflower, Locust, & Tulip Poplar year round. Other varieties such as Thistle, Apple & Alfalfa are available depending on the season & while supplies last. We also sell Cut Comb, Creme Honey, & Chunk Honey. Click here to order honey.

Honey Varieties Poster

 

Pollen & Nectar Charts

We've compiled an abbreviated chart listing pollen color & pollen & nectar offerings in relation to honey bees' beneficial values. Please research these plants growing capabilities & flowering times for your region. The pollen & nectar values may differ for your region & climate. Click here to order charts.

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