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! Limited supply for each shipping method.
- If UPS is the chosen shipping method, packages will be delivered to your door by UPS.
- If USPS is the chosen shipping method, packages will require pick-up at your local Post Office. (USPS shipping is not available for the following states: IA, MI, MN, WI)
Shipping and insurance fee included in price. Please place a separate order if ordering equipment.
Package bee orders are prepaid. Orders are subject to a $10 change or cancellation fee after the prepayment has been processed.
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