Quality Queen bees! Russian, Cordovan, Italian, Carniolan and Minnesota Hygienic!  Breeder Queens,  Instrumentally Inseminated Queen bees! Instrumental Insemination Services! Drone Semen, Fresh Pure Honey,  Honey bee removal, Observation hives,  Honeybee Photographs Custom,  Observation Hives and Hardwood Beekeeping Equipment!, Here are my beekeeping products and services that are presently available! More will be added soon so please check back often!

 FRESH  HONEY SOLD OUT! SORRY! Please, NO Honey orders at this time.  Taking orders now for mid September, and Later Queens, Drone semen , insemination services  and wood ware!

TAKING ORDERS FOR 2015 NUCS! ONLY  (5) LEFT!  ORDER NOW TO RESERVE!  WHEN SOLD OUT NO MORE WILL BE AVAILABLE!
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Hardwood Telescoping Hive CoverThis is a quality hardwood telescoping hive cover! It is screwed together with glue and biscuit joints as well Not nailed! It is available in several hardwoods types, like Walnut , Cherry, Oak and others, Call or E mail if special wood wanted or for information!
Honey bee removal service (Swarm in tree etc) CALL 567-208 9594 or 419-365-9902 or 567-208-9593I remove hanging bee swarms from trees, bushes shrubs etc. It is a FREE service!!! In OHIO counties of HANCOCK, HARDIN, ALLEN, PUTNAM and WYANDOT OR CALL ME if you live outside these counties as I am flexible in driving range within reason.
Honeybee removal service from building or other structure. CALL 567-208-9594 0r 419-365-9902 or 567-208-9593I remove honeybees and honey bee swarms from buildings etc. The charge is 50.00 and up depending on how much of the wall or structure needs to be cut away to facilitate removal of the bees, combs honey etc. In OHIO counties of HANCOCK, HARDIN, ALLEN, PUTNAM and WYANDOT OR CALL ME you are close to these counties.
Instrumentally 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 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 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 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!
Observation HiveObservation Hive. Holds 1 deep frame and 1 medium and 1 shallow frame. Available in Walnut, Cherry, or Oak hardwoods. Comes with Foundation, frames. Specify wood type when ordering please and allow 2 weeks for shipping and arrival.
On Location Custom Instrumental Insemination ServiceThis Is a Custom service for beekeepers who wish to have their virgin Queen Bee Instrumentally Inseminated at their location!. $75.00 for this service per queen which includes collection of semen to inseminate her from your drones. For my semen that I must collect prior to arrival, and carry with me to your location ADD $25 per queen bee. She must be a VIRGIN Queen and between 6 and 12 days old. I can inseminate her with the Drone variety of bees that you wish from your stock My available stock for virgin queens or semen are: Ohio Survivor Italian, Cordovan, Russian or Carniolan, and Minnesota Hygienic She will be inseminated and then 2 days later anesthetized to stimulate ovaries and egg laying. The process takes about a 5 days to week from start to finish depending on the number of queens needed to be inseminated. Call or E mail to make appointment for this service as if local (near or in Ohio) the cost will be 300 or more depending if you live in the USA, or Alaska, Hawaii or out of
Propolis TrapThis is a simple to use propolis trap that uses a very heavy duty flexible screen to collect propolis.Is better than the plastic type that can break when cold and flexed to remove the propolis. The collection screen is also easily removable from the hinged wood frame holder. the screen is placed in the middle 1/2 of the open trap and then the top is closed over the screen and it is held in place by the pinching of the wood over the screen and the bees soon begin to deposit the propolis on the screen
Queen Bee Grafting EaselThis is a beautiful hardwood Queen Bee grafting easel! available for all 3 frame sizes (shallow, medium, deep) Please specify when ordering, what frame size easel is requested. Available in Walnut, Cherry, and Red Oak wood. Shipped assembled and varnished.
Russian 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
Section Comb HoneyOLD FASHIONED SECTION COMB HONEY!! Hive fresh NATURAL COMB HONEY in 4 1/4 square basswood sections as the bees make it naturally! Floral source (clover, alfalfa, or wildflowers) will determine flavor. I do not select and separate the honey for Floral Source at this time but let the bees and nature determine that for me.
Virgin 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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