This package includes approximately 3 lbs. of Italian bees and a laying Italian queen. Queens are open-air mated. Italian bees are highly productive, focuses on raising brood. They are one of the most docile of the bee subspecies. Italians are great foragers. They readily build comb and have less tendency to swarm.
- High productivity and honey creation
- Very prolific; focuses on raising brood
- One of the gentlest and most docile of the bee subspecies
- Readily builds comb
- Readily enters supers
- Wonderful foragers
- Less tendency to swarm than other subspecies
- Strong cleaning behaviors
- Great for areas with continuous nectar flow and favorable weather throughout the summer
- Only available while supplies last!
- These packages will be shipped via USPS and will be delivered to your local post office for pickup.
Package bee orders are prepaid. Orders are subject to a $10 change or cancellation fee after the prepayment has been processed.
By purchasing, you agree to our Bee Policy.
- Shipping included in the price.
- For USPS shipping, packages will require pickup at your local Post Office.
We will contact you once an official ship date has been established and provide a tracking number once your bees have shipped. Cancellations cannot be made within 14 days of the estimated ship date of live bees.
- 10.00 x 9.00 x 14.00 inches
- 5.00 LBS
- 1 3# Package (approx 10,000-12,000 bees)
- These packages will be shipped via USPS and will require pickup at your local Post Office.
- Shipping included in price.
- Cancellations cannot be made within 14 days of the ship date of live bees.
- Package includes mated queen.
- These packages are only available to ship to AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, and WY.