New Bee packages and bees for sale! Start with backyard beekeeping in Melbourne with honeybee hives, nucs including frames & beeswax foundation. Plus, expert swarm removal and rescue services are available! Let the adventure begin!
The beehive box is included in the Bee Packages. A single box comes with wooden frames and an organic beeswax foundation. Begin your backyard beekeeping journey today by selecting Italian or Carniolan queen bees for your new starter honey bee nucleus colonies.
Start beekeeping today with a healthy nucleus colony.
We deliver honey bee packages in Melbourne or the countryside of Victoria.
We have bee hives for sale. The bee colonies are ready for pick-up or delivery to your backyard in Melbourne or the country of Victoria
Now is the time to turn your backyard into a buzzing haven of biodiversity. Let the hum of bees be the soundtrack to your newfound passion for Backyard Beekeeping.
Once you get a bee package that is essentially a young nucleus colony you can start with beekeeping and honey production.
You may also join an apiarist club and share your experiences. You decide on the type of the honey bee by selecting the type of the queen bee.
In Melbourne the most popular are Italian but I also provide Carniolan queen bee variety.
Single Nucleus Package and Queen Bee
We have bees and queen bees in single-nucleus bee packages for sale.
All young queen bees are mated each season, and we can provide healthy bee colonies all year round. The best time to start is when you are ready, but starting with a young nucleus colony is easy and I will help you with your beekeeping journey!
The queen bees for sale are already merged with other bees in a single nucleus colony, and there are no undesired surprises when you get bees and queen bees separately from apiarists near you who sell bee packages that you have to merge.
Choose from the two types of honey bees in a beehive, Carniolan or Italian.
Ever thought about making your honey? Have you researched an apiarist near me term?
Before delivery, with each bee package, we make sure a queen bee lays eggs and capped brood is present, and there is nothing for you to do for some time.
No stress, no worries to start with your beekeeping!
You have ample time to prepare yourself and learn before you take the next move.
What is involved with honey bee swarm removal?
- Labour, equipment and travel costs to safely relocate the bees
- Buying a new home for the bees including a Beehive and Frames
- A feeling that you have done a good deed
Learn more about Swarm Removal and Bees Rescue
Our healthy bee package or bee hives for sale is ideal for a novice.
Start today with beekeeping in Melbourne or country Victoria.
See below a single honey bee package properties in a beehive. Start with beekeeping today!
1. Queen bee: Italian or Carniolan.
2. Pest Control Strategy – Defend effectively against a small hive beetle. There is a way to protect your hive with a container filled with oil. It is that simple. This container is included in the beehive package.
3. In a standard wooden box, you will get all 8 Frames with wax foundation. Four to five frames are with developed come, brood and honey.
4. Bees: Depending on the time of the season, your bee package has bees at different stages of their life. A young queen bee, scouts, foragers, workers (female) and drones (male) bees.
Biosecurity for Honeybees
The course supports the Australian Honey Bee Industry Biosecurity Code of Practice and is one way to meet the training requirements of the Code. Interested?
Learn more about Six Easy Ways to Protect Honey Bees with Biosecurity.
See other external info about Biosecurity for Bees.
Essential Beekeeping Quick Course
Consider upgrading to a brief yet essential beekeeping course. No need for extensive reading or spending hours studying all the intricacies! This interactive course is conveniently recorded on the spot during the bee package delivery.
Covering a range of topics, you’ll learn how to properly care for your bee colony, including essential techniques for winter feeding and colony management. When it comes to keeping your honey bees fed during the colder months, white cane sugar is widely regarded as the safest and most dependable nectar substitute.
I will help you to get essential skills in beekeeping routine and give insight into how to feed bees in winter, biosecurity, managing the bee colony, and health and welfare of bees. Further, for this approximately one-hour course, I will be providing essential tips for new apiarists on how to avoid making beekeeping beginner’s mistakes. You do not need to complete a separate beekeeping course and spend hours in front of your computer. But you can always expand your knowledge as an apiarist by learning more about honey bees and related topics by visiting many free resources such as agriculture.vic.gov.au.
You will also get an essential pdf file which shall support you well and help you when you are in doubt. This essential PDF file will allow you to start with natural beekeeping in your backyard in your local suburb or countryside of Victoria.
The Nucleus beehive colony is ideal for an inexperienced beekeeper.
A bee colony comes in wooden eight-frame honey beehive boxes, transfer included.
Painted weatherproof wooden boxes with young & mated queen bees, brood and bees
Have you thought about backyard beekeeping in your backyard with a Langstroth box?
What is a beehive? A beehive is made of beeswax! Bees make combs with wax from eight wax-producing glands on their abdomen.
Boxes on Sale
You have two options when it comes to the bee boxes. We only sell the Langstroth hive box. The other beehive box is known as the flow beehive box. The latter is more advanced and patented and gained a lot of popularity. For those more advanced boxes search in Google for terms like ‘flow hives for sale’.
A Langstroth-type beehive box is a well-known standardised housing to keep the honey bees. When we deliver your bee package, the beehive comes in this type of box, referred to as a brood box. We also transfer the young honey bee colony into specially designed beehive boxes. These boxes are well known as flow hives, and we transfer the bee colony into these boxes if desired.
Melbourne Beehives delivers healthy young beehives. The bees and a queen bee together with other bees in well-established nucleus colonies. They are healthy and ready to start a new life with a new owner. And, that could be an apiarist near me or you.
All boxes are new or near new, with a non-ventilated bottom board.
The plastic Gate/door is adjustable, controlling the hive’s opening, protecting the entrance, and controlling airflow and temperature. So, your bee package will have all the beehive components so you can start the beekeeping in your backyard like a pro.
Redpath’s Beekeeping Supplies
Do you wish to purchase wax, honey or other beekeeping supplies? I would recommend you visit the following website and order online.
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