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Sold Out - Spring of 22 Nucs, Hives, Queens & Supplies - Sold Out
The pages here in the Honey Bees For Sale section are available for reference only at this time. We are currently helping farmers out of the area with pollination commitments and will reopen to begin taking orders when we return. Please check back towards the end of summer.

Download and Print our current Texas Apiary Inspection Service Bee Health Certificate

Please Note: Beekeeping Supplies are by Appointment / Local Pickup Only

We are located about a half hour southwest of downtown San Antonio just outside of Somerset, TX.

However, we do not have a store for "walk in shopping" at this time. Since we are a bee farming operation and work our bees at multiple locations, we take orders via the website and arrange for pickup on scheduled pickup dates.

Supplies are Local Pickup Only

Oxalic Acid Vaporizer

The vaporization of Oxalic Acid (aka Wood Bleach) kills greater than 95% of the phoretic varroa mites (mites on the bees) but it will not kill mites in the brood so it is best to treat when there is little to no brood in your hive, usually late fall or early winter. If you need to treat in the summer months you must 3 successive treatments to vaporize the mites that are emerging from the brood cells. Vaporized Oxalic Acid has also been proven to kill tracheal mites.

The beauty of vaporization is that there is no need to open the hive to treat. No strips or pads to install then remove. Simple, easy and effective. Oxalic acid sold separately. Requires a 12 volt battery for operation and safety equipment such as a respirator and safety glasses.

Oxalic Acid Vaporizer treatment for mites uses 2 grams of OA measuring spoon included. Insert into entrance of hive seal entrance with cloth and attach copper clamps to battery for 2 minutes with a fully charged 12 volt car or deep cycle battery. Remove vaporizer and leave hive sealed for 10 additional minutes remove cloth.

DC-908 Vaporizer and disposable mask $125.00

Oxalic Acid Vaporizer
$125 each

Wood Bleach 

Works for removing black water spots and tannin stains. Use on unfinished or stripped wood.

Wood Bleach - 1 lb
$10 each

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Apivar® is packaged in vacuum-sealed foil pouches. A single application of two strips per brood chamber is sufficient to treat a hive, so you spend less time and effort treating your bees, and there is less disruption of the bees than with many other treatments. Strips are not individually wrapped and must be used within 2 weeks after opening.


Apivar Strips


$40 - 10 pack
$150 - 50 pack


Package Size Options

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North American Beekeepers Now Have an Effective Amitraz-Based Weapon Against Varroa Mites!
  • Kills up to 99% of mites in one application
  • Continuously released in the colony over a six-week period, ensuring healthy and productive hives
  • Proven safe and effective for more than 15 years
  • Leaves no significant residues in hive products
  • Convenient and easy to use

Apivar Dramatically Cuts Mite Population

A study conducted by the research arm of the USDA in the spring of 2012 shows that Apivar® was responsible for a 52 - fold drop in mite population compared to an untreated hive. This demonstrates the effectiveness of Apivar's® controlled - release technology.
Apivar Strips Save Time and Effort


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Hopguard® II

Natural, food grade product
No negative effects on normal hive activity
Bee, Brood, and Queen tolerance...no negative effects on egg laying.
No residual in honey.
Typically only one application is required.
Click here for more information on Hopguard II

HopGuard II - 12 Treatments (24 strips)
$50 a pack



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Beekeeping Supplies and Products Are Local Pick Up Only (at this time) Except Special Orders

Shipping or delivery arrangements may be made with minimum orders and certain products.

We double check all hives and nucs prior to marking them ready for pick up and rarely have issues, but we are human and prone to mistakes and bees are live animals and prone to change from one day to the next. Therefore we have the following policy and will replace or exchange a colony if we are notified of an issue right away. Waiting more than a week to report an issue is not considered right away.
Cancellation, Refund and Return Policy:
     Honey bees are livestock, therefore they are subject to conditions and other factors that effect their health such as; diseases, pesticides, temperatures, etc. and since we have no control over the conditions the bees are subjected to once they leave our property, we can not be responsible for incidents or accidents after they leave our possession. For these reasons, under normal conditions, we recommended hive inspections before loading and leaving our property and signing off on the order received documents.
    However, with COVID-19 safety concerns, we will honor and respect and waive the pick up day inspections and ask that you please report any issues within 48 hours of receiving your bees. For anyone that has a long way to travel, we would prefer to go through the hives before you leave so in the event of an issue, we can correct it prior to leaving with your order.
     Since we must make all necessary arrangements and commitments to secure everything needed to fill orders, from equipment to reserving bees to securing queens from preferred out of state breeders, etc., we have the following cancellation policy:

Cancellation of Orders: All cancellations for refunds must be requested in writing within seven (7) days from the time the order is placed. A 10% processing fee will be applied to all cancellation requests filled after the seventh day of the order and will be processed as time permits.

Returns for Supplies and Gear: If there is any issue with any equipment, supplies or gear, please let us know within seven (7) days of the receipt of the product and we will arrange for an exchange. All requests for a refund filled after this time are subject to a 10% restocking fee.

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