Buy Queen Bees | Queen Bees For Sale

Buy Queen bees bred  on the Northumberland, Cumbrian Border. The breeding programme at Northumberland Honey is addressing the shortage of quality home bred queens in the UK. Supplying queen bees for sale to hobby and commercial beekeepers throughout the UK. Producing over 1,200 queens in the 2021 season.

Queen bees are bred for docile temperament, good honey production (with breeders producing around 50Kg+ of honey in a season). Disease resistance is also at the core of the breeding work and we can now offer our Northumberland Buckfast line with VSH (Varroa Sensitive and Hygienic) traits alongside our Northumberland dark bees.

Queens Bees For Sale

  • Mated Queens
  • Virgin Queens
  • Instrumentally Inseminated Queens

Delivery Costs

Royal Mail Special Delivery –  £6.85 for queens delivered on a working day,

Saturday Special Delivery – £12.50

Free Shipping is available on orders over £50. But please note, if wanting Saturday delivery, this service needs to be paid for and is not included in the free delivery over £50 spend.

Availability is live on the website and queens when in stock are available for next day delivery. Once ordered you will receive an e-mail confirmation and we will confirm the tracking number in an order completion e-mail on the day of posting.

*** We have a very limited number of mated Buckfast queens available for immediate despatch due to further uniting down of mating nucs at the end of the season. Order by 2pm for same day despatch and next day delivery with Royal Mail Special Delivery. ***

Queens can also be collected by arrangement.

Last of the 2021 season queens now available – only Buckfast remain for next day delivery. 2022 queens can now also be pre-ordered.

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