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Carniolan Queen BeeCarniolan Queen BeeCarnolian Queen Bee. These Queen bees are a very gentle and prolific dark/black bee variety. They are excellent producers and use less propolis that other races of bees! This is great for comb honey production as the combs/frames have little propolis on them and have nice white capping's making a very beautiful product! They are raised from select breeder queens and drones that are both Carniolan and the resulting queens and workers are pure Carniolan. They are open mated or I.I. available
Cordovan Queen BeeCordovan Queen BeeCordovan Italian Queen Bee. These Queen bees are a very gentle and blond/gold color bee variety of the Italian race. The coloration is caused by a recessive gene and makes the bees all light colored and queens very easy to find! They are raised from select breeder queens and drones that are both Cordovan and the resulting queens and workers are pure Cordovan. They are available in open mated queens and are mated with my survivor stock of my Ohio bees and also some Russian and Carniolan genes
Instrumentally Inseminated Queen BeesInstrumentally Inseminated Queen BeesInstrumentally Inseminated Queen Bees. I will be offering Instrumentally Inseminated Queen Bees that will be available in late July. These queens will be Pure Russian ,Pure Carniolan, Pure Cordovan, Minnesota Hygienic, or specific hybrids that I will list here. Russian x Cordovan, Russian x Carniolan, Carniolan x Cordovan, survivor Italian x Russian 3 way hybrid Russian x Cordovan x Carnlolan. Please call or E mail me if you wish a certain Queen variety or hybrid
Italian Queen BeeItalian Queen BeeQuality Laying Italian Queen Bee. These Queen bees are a very gentle/survivor stock of my Ohio hives that are excellent producers that have shown mite resistance naturally and are NOT chemically treated for mites as genetic selection is a better option than chemicals in the long run as it will not select for stronger mites, but stronger and resistant bees.
Minnesota Hygienic Italian QueensMinnesota Hygienic Italian QueensMinnesota Hygienic Italian Bees. This strain of Italian bees were developed from the research by Dr. Marla Spivak at the University of Minnesota. These bees are bred to have a high degree of hygienic behavior, known to be effective against diseases of the brood such as American foulbrood and chalkbrood. This trait is thought to be two behaviors acting in synergy, the uncapping of diseased cells, then the removal of the pathogen along with the pupae, effectively disrupting the disease lifecycle. My open mated queens are bred from instrumentally inseminated, pure Minnesota Hygienic Breeder queens purchased from the best breeders in the country and are very fine queens and then are mated withy my drones from my other highly productive and gentle colonies to produce a gentle but strong and hygienic bee! With the Open mated Queens, they may also have some Russian, Carniolan and Ohio Italian and Cordovan Italian in them as these drones are also in my apiary. It makes for a very nice mix of g
Nuc Colonies from Package Bees with selected Queen VarietiesNuc Colonies from Package Bees with selected Queen Varieties2015 Nucs  Only 6 left!! I will be offering a limited number of Nucs for 2015. Package Bees installed into Nuc boxes with my Queen varieties that I produce, Including Instrumentally Inseminated Breeder Queens! I will pick them up and bring them to My home here in Forest, Ohio and Install them into 4 frame Nucs for Pickup and shipping available.  $200 each + shipping where applicable. Please specify which queen type you wish to be installed in the package. NO refunds on Nucs after package bees have been bought and installed in Nuc box as these also have to be built, painted etc. Please Specify Deep or Medium Frame size Nuc, or Deep size will be made. Thank You!
Russian Queen BeeRussian Queen BeeRussian Queen Bee These Queen bees are a open mated pure Russian queen from a Instrumentally Inseminated Russian Breeder Queen.They open mate with the drones of all of the types of bees I raise here in my apiary. They are excellent producers and winter well and Russian Bees that have shown mite resistance naturally and are NOT chemically treated for mites as genetic selection is a better option than chemicals in the long run as it will not select for stronger mites, but stronger and resistant!

PLEASE CALL or E-mail  at mikesbeesnhoney@aol.com if you have any questions
Virgin Queen BeesVirgin Queen BeesVirgin Queen Bees Are you looking to diversify your stock with new genetics, or have a special hive with excellent qualities and want to breed it with new queen stock? try my Virgin Queens! These queens are VIRGIN QUEENS and are available in all of my mated queen types. They will need to be mated with your stock either Instrumentally, or Open mated as queen bees naturally mate with the local drone population. They need to be introduced to the hive similar to Mated queens.

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