FOR SALE: Package Bees for Sale
Spring Valley Honey Farms 2 pound or 3 pound Italian or Carniolan.
We will be shaking packages out of our own hives with California Queens from April 5 th through April 30 th depending on weather and Queen Availability.
Also we will bring in a load Mid April from California. Prices are not set but approximately $75.00 to $80.00 No deposit to book packages or on cages.
To book packages call
Spring Valley Honey Farms will be keeping a fairly complete line of Beekeeping supplies from February through June. No set business hours so call with your needs. 515-465-5939
FOR SALE: Package bees We will have 2#, 3# and 4# pkgs with your choice of Carniolan or Italian queens. The 4# can come with either one or two queens. Available in April. Check our web site for dates and current pricing. www.eberthoney.com
Call 641-527-2639 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For Sale: Package Bees
The package will consist of bottom board, 9 5/8 - 10 frame hive body with bees and 9 frames, entrance reducer, insulated inner lid and metal outer lid. New Italian queen. This is new equipment. The total for this hive package will be $195.00 This same package with used equipment will be $160.00 It is painted used equipment in good condition. I will need a $45.00 deposit when you order and the package will be ready for you to pick up mid May at Monticello, Iowa barring weather conditions.
We also have 5 frame nucs with new queen for $98.00. Deposit of $30.00 required. (No frame exchange) Our bee yards are inspected by Iowa Bee inspectors. I will only be selling 30 package hives this year. I have 40+ years experience in beekeeping.
Send deposit to Curtis Barnhart, P. O. Box 70 , Monticello , IA 52310 with your name, address and phone number that you can be reached at. I am out of town until March 24. You can call and leave a message at my office (American Supply)
319 465-6655 6/12
For Sale: 5 frame Nuc with an Italian Queen - $100.00 Also a few singles also with an Italian Queen - $135.00 Nuc and singles will bee ready for pick up May 12. Koehnen Queens $22.50 available mid April pick up at my house, For more info, call Pat Ennis @ 1-515-293-2601. 4/12
Energetic person Full or Part time willing to work with lots of bees.
Contact Curt Bronnenberg
For Sale: Local built, complete bee hives, with screened bottom boards w/ entrance reducer, 2 brood chambers, 20 deep frames, 1 honey super, 10 medium frames, 1 inner cover, 1 outer cover with metal covering, $160.00. Individual components or custom parts available. We build queen rearing components to your specs, or we can build what we use for you. Also, weather depending, we will be offering local raised queens around the beginning of June. More information and orders can be made @ 319-400-4228, ask for Paul Gardner or
1828 Y Ave.
Homestead, Iowa 52236. 6/12
FOR SALE: Small steam generator without heating element. Also available--the inner tank for a 20 frame Betterway Wax Melter.
Contact Ike Pfantz in Newton
PART TIME JOB: The position is at Iowa State. The main activities will
- driving around to about 3-4 bee yards
- setting up new hives, including installing packages
- feeding bees and other basic hive maintenance
- monitoring hives and doing mite treatments
- sampling bees using forceps (inside the hive) and bee vacuums (outside the hive)
- collecting brood frames and incubating them for experiments
- paint marking bees
The job will be about 15-20 hours a week, starting in April and going through August. Pay will depend on previous experience.
If interested, contact Amy Toth at ISU. Her e-mail is email@example.com
For Sale: New unassembled brood boxes--value grade and commercial.
Contact us for pricing.
Available in both
Lynnville (641-527-2639 or firstname.lastname@example.org) and
Cedar Rapids (319-430-3514 or
We also have some used brood boxes for sale in Lynnville.
Immersion heater $65
Electric uncapping knife $75
Comb uncapper /slide & wax melter $2200
SS holding tank, 300 Gal. & stand $800
Pickup truck crane and barrel clamp $325
Barrel truck $100
3 Conical bee escape boards $10ea $30
2 Observation hives $45ea $90
5 gal jugs 10 $10
Super trays 16 $20ea $320
Paddle Fan $75
Hydraulic Jack $100
Wax Pans $10
Bee Swarm entrance traps free
Bottoms 100 $1ea $100
Migratory covers 14 $1ea $14
Inner covers 61 $1ea $61
Queen excluders 32 $2ea $64
Hive bodies 9 5/8 empty 14 $5ea $70
Frame feeders 9 $2ea $15
Fume boards 9 $1ea $9
Screened Bee boxes
to move frames of brood 11 $5ea $55
Log Chain Apiary
Log Chain Apiary
204 N. Central Ave.
Allerton, IA 50008