Critical COVID-19 Information - Re: Moving bees into and/or around Texas

 

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Taking orders for Spring 2021 Nucs, Hives & Supplies
Pick Up Only - San Antonio Area
* May 8th - Last Call *
By placing an order you are agreeing to the terms and directions described on the Ordering Bees page
Next Beekeeping Class Dates
* May 8th - Last Call *
San Antonio Area • Located in Somerset Tx

Notice: Beekeeping supplies are limited at this time due to COVID-19. Please know that anything ordered from our beekeeping supply pages is subject to back-order until further notice and is local pick up only. No shipping available.

 

Complete Apiary Starter Kit Options

These Starter Kits come complete with everything needed to get started keeping bees.
Select the number of hives (with bees preinstalled) then scroll down to select the protective equipment desired.
We offer Gloves, Full Suits, Jacket w/ Hood or a Hat & Veil for personal protection. 

Complete Apiary Starter Kits come with the following:

  • Standard: A Set of Bees with Mated Queen, Complete Assembled Bee Hive (see below for details), Feeder, Hive Tool, Smoker, and a Bee Brush
  • Optional:
    • Beekeeping Basics Group Class
    • Personal Protective Gear sold separately due to personal preference variations

Local Pick-Up Only - San Antonio Texas Area

Scroll down for kit details and to select protective gear


Use the down arrow below for Group Class Option

• Pick Up Location & Dates

Beekeeping Basics Class Option
Pickup Date Options
Primary eMail Required
Primary Phone Number

Assembled & Painted Hive with a Nuc of Italian Bees Installed
 - The Starter Kit Includes the following:
Protective Gear - Sold Separately

Honey Maker Deluxe Starter Set
 
  1 Starter Kit, Hive w/Honey Super & Bees

  • 1 - 5 Frame Nuc of Bees w/Queen
  • 1 - Telescoping Top Cover w/Inner Cover
  • 1 - Medium 6⅝" Honey Super w/Frames
  • 1 - Deep 9⅝" Hive Body w/Frames
  • 1 - Pro Feeder w/ Cap & Ladder
  • 1 - Varroa Screened Bottom Board w/Reducer
  • The Basic Tools
  • 1 - 4" x 7" Smoker w/Guard
  • 1 - 9" Hive Tool
  • 0 - Bee Brush - On Hold/Backorder

  Starter Set w/tools
      $ 535 Total for 1 hive - with bees
     
$ 600
Total for 1 hive - with bees & group class

Visit the Gloves & Veils, Suits & Jackets pages to add Personal Protective Gear

All starter kits will have a nuc of Italian or Carniolan bees installed. These are recommended for beginning beekeepers. Experienced beekeepers feel free to request our Texan bees.

Visit the Types of Bees page for more information

Contact Us for special orders or to make arrangements to lease bees.

Add additional Hives with Bees

$ 485 each additional hive. Same as listed above, without tools or class. Please use the Add to Cart button to the left to add more hives for the same pickup date as the kit.

Add an additional Hive Box

Hive Part Options
10 Frame Traditional Boxes w/Frames
Extra Medium and Deep Hive bodies, painted and ready to add to your hive when needed.

Mediums - $70
Deeps - $80

Click here for protective gear Gloves and Veils, Suits & Jackets

Vented Suit & Vented Jacket Sizing

Size Small Medium Large X Large XX Large XXXL Large *

Approx.
Weight

130 lbs. 160 lbs. 220 lbs. 280 lbs. 300 + lbs. 300 + lbs.

Approx.
Chest

38" - 40" 42" - 44" 46" - 48" 50" - 52" 54" - 56" 64"

Approx.
Height

5' 5" 5' 8" 6' + 6' + 6' + 6' +

Approx.
Inseam

29" 32" 33" 33" 33" 33"

* Additional measurements for the XXXL Size: Back - 45" from the neck to crotch. Sleeves - 45" from the center of the neck to wrist.

Shipping Options: All Beekeeping Supplies and Products - Local Pick Up Only (at this time) Except Special Orders

Shipping or delivery arrangements may be made with minimum orders and certain products.

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