Queens are open-air mated using a Russian queen with Italian drones. Russian-Hybrids are excellent at wintering their hive, have a high honey yield and can rear massive amounts of brood in short times to closely follow nectar and pollen flow.
Strengths of Russian Hybrid honey bees:
- Excellent at wintering
- Resistant to varroa and tracheal mites
- High honey yield
- Can rear massive amounts of brood in short times to closely follow times of nectar and pollen flow
- Constantly maintains several supersedure queen cells for immediate queen replacement if the hive loses its current queen
Package bee orders are prepaid. Orders are subject to a $10 change or cancellation fee after the prepayment has been processed.
- 10.00 x 9.00 x 14.00 inches
- 5.00 LBS
- 1 3# Package (approx 10,000-12,000 bees)
- Cancellations cannot be made within 14 days of the ship date of live bees.
- Package includes mated queen.
- Shipping included in price.
- These packages will be shipped via USPS and will require pickup at your local Post Office.