Author Archives: Jonathan Getty
I am taking orders now for June delivery Order here
The second half of August has been great for queen mating so I will have a few queens available into September.
Check here for an estimated posting date. If you have already ordered I should be able to post on Tuesday 30th August.
We have had 3 weeks of cool wet and windy weather since 10th June which has slowed down queen mating. Very few sunny afternoons of late. I have 170 Apideas set out now.
Over 50 apideas set out with virgin queens now and hope to do another 50 this week. Beautiful weather today so hopefully a few queens have already taken mating flights.
The first batch of grafted queens emerged in the incubator this morning. Hopefully these will mate soon and be ready to go by the middle of June. I will be posting them out in the order they were paid for. … Continue reading
If you have a swarm in your garden in the greater Belfast area please get in touch and I will remove it if possible. Please attach a picture of the swarm so that I can verify they are honeybees and … Continue reading
I have quite a number of orders in now and I will try and get these queens posted by the end of June, weather permitting. If you are ordering a queen from this point onwards, it will probably be early … Continue reading
I should have queens available by the end of June, weather permitting, and am taking orders now. I graft all the queens myself from my own Amm stock.
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