Where To Buy Bees | A Beginner’s Guide To Buying Honey Bees

Where To Buy Bees | A Beginner’s Guide To Buying Honey Bees

You can buy honey bees for pick up from local beekeepers or distributors. Online suppliers will ship bees to you. You can trap a swarm to get free bees, though we do not recommend it for beginners. Reputable local beekeepers are the best source for honey bees. You can buy starter colonies or mated queens.

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What Is A Queen Bee’s Role In The Hive? A Beginner’s Guide To Queen Bees

What Is A Queen Bee’s Role In The Hive? A Beginner’s Guide To Queen Bees

A queen bee’s role in the hive stems from being the colony’s only fertilized female. Her primary roles are egg-laying for population growth and the production of pheromones to guide colony behaviors. Though she does not rule the hive, a healthy queen bee is critical to the hive’s survival and productivity.