Now that I have lost my hive

Discussion in 'Beekeeping' started by Qvrfullmidwife, May 31, 2005.

  1. Qvrfullmidwife

    Qvrfullmidwife Well-Known Member

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    I am anxious to replace it. :waa:

    I am not having any luck, though, finding bees. :bash: I know that it is late in the season, but does anyone know of somewhere where I might just be able to get replacement bees/queen?

    Please!
     
  2. Mutti

    Mutti Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You should be able to get a replacement queen easily enough;many keepers routinely re-queen in summer. B.Weaver is a Navasota,Texas company that should be able to help you....phone 936-825-7312.The are working hard at producing mite resistant stock. We have had good luck ordering from them and also Walter T.Kelley in KY 1-800-233-2899. Good luck. DEE
     

  3. Queen Bee

    Queen Bee Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Call your local ag dept. Ask for local beekeepers. You might have to wait until the honey flow is over.. but Some of them might have swarms or hives that need to be split.. Good luck.
     
  4. Terri

    Terri Singletree & Weight Loss & Permaculture Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    Here in KAnsas, beekeepers like to sell nucs. And, they sell them AFTER the main honey flow. I agree: find a beekeeping club.