Classified Ads

A note about Classified Ads

Classified Ads appear for a 2-month cycle on the OBA website. In addition, if received by the deadline (below), the ad will be printed in the classified section of the Ontario Bee Journal, unless directed otherwise.

If a Classifed Ad request is received after the OBJ submission deadline, it will only appear online for that cycle. Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item sell or the price change.

OBJ issue:

Submission deadline for Classified Ad
to appear in
Ontario Bee Journal:

January/February

November 30th
March/AprilJanuary 31st
May/JuneMarch 31st
July/AugustMay 31st
September/OctoberJuly 31st
November/DecemberSeptember 30th

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NUCS WITH NEW ONTARIO QUEENS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Ken Taylor, Harmony Hives
Location: 
Simcoe, ON
T: 
519 428-5391 or 519 428-7100

$150 per nuc.

HIVES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Steve and Dianne Hills
Location: 
Tara, ON
T: 
519 934-3013

Single and double hives available.

 

StickerYou.com

Contact: 
Bruce Canales
Location: 
219 Dufferin St. Suite 6A Toronto, ON M6K 3J1
T: 
416 908-5865

StickerYou is the only online platform in the world where you can upload your own designs or artwork to create completely custom stickers, labels, large format decals, temporary tattoos, iron-ons and magnets. Order your sticky products in any shape, any size and any quantity you wish. StickerYou has no minimum order quantity on most products so you can order the right number of stickers or labels to fit your needs. 

FOR SALE: MAXANT JUNIOR CAPPINGS SPINNER

Contact: 
Wayne Brown
Location: 
St. Thomas
T: 
519 639-8993

Great condition.

Price firm $1,400.

WANTED: BUCKWHEAT HONEY

Contact: 
Denise
Location: 
Peterborough
T: 
705 750-5505

Black - Good quality

In pails or barrels

FOR SALE: NEW & USED BEE BOXES & BEE FRAMES

Contact: 
Joe Howe
Location: 
266 Hwy 518 East, Emsdale, ON, P0A 1J0
T: 
705 636-5152

Assembled and Unassembled.

Cash only.

FOR SALE: MAXANT EXTRACTOR

Contact: 
Paul Turner, Turnview Farm
Location: 
Waverley, Ontario
T: 
705-627-3378

For Sale: Maxant Extractor, 30 frame radial, heavy duty, 5 years old, Excellent condition.

Reason to sell, I've purchased an extracting line. Contact me , I'll send you pictures.

$3400.00 or best offer

COMMERCIAL OXALIC ACID VAPORIZER

Contact: 
Allen Martens
Location: 
Manitoba

Aimed at enabling commercial beekeepers to treat for varrow mite. The VMeliminator is able to effectively vaporize oxalic acid in a temperature controlled chamber. By controlling the temperature of the vaporization chamber consistend results are achieved each time.

For more information please go to www.vmeliminator.com.

FOR SALE: 60 DEEP BROOD CHAMBERS

Contact: 
Orville Zavitz, Zavitz Apiaries
Location: 
Simcoe, north shore of Lake Erie
T: 
519 443-8746

60 deep brood chambers with drawn comb

some with feed and ready to install nucs or package bees

LOOKING TO BUY 30 - 50 POUNDS OF CANADIAN RED PROPOLIS

Contact: 
Sylvain
Location: 
Québec
T: 
Sylvain: 514 909-4763

Please contact Sylvain for details and pricing. 

NUCS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Hive 'N Hoe Country Store
Location: 
678 Kincardine Ave., Kincardine
T: 
519 396-3529 or 866 314-3529

4-frames with laying queen $190.

Single kit - 4 frame nuc with laying queen plus 5 drawn frames, top, bottom board, inner cover (all new) $290.

Doubles available, price negotiable. 

All available while supplies last.

We also carry a full line of beekeeping supplies.

500 COLONIES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Rick Krystal, Krystal Apiaries
Location: 
Servicing all Ontario
T: 
519 221-2685

Nucs, singles and double-colony hives available. 

Price break for bulk orders. Call now for pricing and delivery. 

HONEY FOR SALE

Contact: 
Richard Isaac, Country Blossom Honey
Location: 
Moorefield, ON
T: 
519 638-5731

Clover and mixed flower honey in barrels or smaller sizes.

NUCS AND BEE SUPPLIES AVAILABLE

Contact: 
Emanuel Martin, Martin's Nursery
Location: 
4266 Orangehill Rd., RR #1, Wroxeter, ON N0G 2X0. 1 concession north of Wroxeter on Belmore Line.

Quality woodenware

  • deep and medium depth finger joint and dado supers
  • Select, commercial, and budget grades
  • Wooden frames
  • bottom boards
  • bee escapes
  • inner covers
  • outer covers
  • hive top feeders
  • screened bottom boards
  • nuc boxes
  • foundations
  • tools and more 

Taking orders for nucs available early June - Large or small it's worth your call.

Come check us out, very competitive prices.

Closed Sundays.

HONEY FOR SALE

Contact: 
Tina Bueckert, Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON
T: 
519-875-3308

Clover Honey for sale in new barrels, very clean, $2.50 per pound.

NATURE'S TASTE CANADA

WANTED - DRAWN HONEY SUPERS

Contact: 
Mark Thompson

Looking for around 3000 drawn honey supers.  Will take smaller quantities.

HELP WANTED- 2 SKILLED BEEKEEPERS FOR THE 2017 SEASON

Contact: 
Mark Thompson
Location: 
Berkeley, ON

Two full time-seasonal beekeepers needed at Thompson Apiaries in Berkeley, Ontario from mid May-Early November.

Applicants should have at least 2 years of commercial beekeeping experience, must have a valid driver's license and be willing to work 60+ hours a week at times including nights and weekends.  Applicants should also be physically fit and able to lift 100+lbs at a time repetitively.  Must not be allergic to bees.

Duties will include splitting colonies, preparing colonies for transportation for out of province pollination, supering hives for honey production, pulling and extracting honey as well as treating and wrapping hives.

Pay will be based on experience, starting at $15.50 per hour.  Housing is included if desired.

HELP WANTED: RECRUITING FOR 2017 BEEKEEPING SEASON

Contact: 
John Van Alten
Location: 
Carlisle, ON
T: 
Fax: 905 659-6370

Dutchman's Gold Inc. in Carlisle Ontario is now recruiting for 2017 season

1 Apiarist (Farm Manager NOC 0821)

Requirements: college degree in Apiculture and minimum two years experience apiary technician (supervisory role):  drivers license with clean driving record. 

Duties: Year round management of all aspects of beekeeping operation; prepare and deliver colonies for pollination contracts; supervise and work alongside apiary technicians and workers; keep records and order supplies; operate and maintain vehicles and equipment. 

This is a year round position: remuneration $16:00 to $20:00 /hour. Housing and vehicle available.

1 Apiary Technicians (Farm Workers NOC 8252) 

Requirements: College degree or two years experience in commercial apiary; drivers license with clean driving record.

Duties: Handle, Feed and care for Honey Bee colonies as seasonally required; recognize hive health issues and take remedial action; take direction from and work alongside Farm Manager; prepare colonies for honey production and pollination contracts, harvest honey crop; operate vehicles and equipment:

This is a full time, year round position that will begin in ASAP. Remuneration $15.00 to $18.00/ hour. Housing available.

Contact: John Van Alten,  john@dutchmansgold.com or fax 905 659-6370.

BEEKEEPING EQUIPMENT FOR SALE IN SARNIA

Contact: 
Reg Lumley
Location: 
Sarnia
T: 
519 464-3326

Just in time for the 2017 season.

  • 20 four frame nuc's ready in June. Price $120.
  • 50 Five frame nuc boxes.
  • 600 new deep frame with foundation.
  • Frame feeders
  • 8 sheets of 4 ft x 8 ft Styrofoam

Call Reg for pricing and availability. Pick up in Sarnia.

DADANT EXTRACTOR FOR SALE

Contact: 
Wayne Brown
Location: 
St. Thomas, Ontario
T: 
519 639-8993

Dadant - 20-Frame Radial Extractor for sale.

2 years old. Great Condition. Asking $2,500 firm.

GROWING FORWARD 2

2017 is the final year for Growing Forward 2 (GF2) funding assistance. Don't miss out - only two opportunities remain to submit an application:

  • April 4 to 18, 2017
  • May 12 to June 1, 2017

Note the following changes for projects approved in 2017:

  • All projects must be completed by December 15, 2017.
  • All claims for approved applications must be submitted by January 15, 2018.

Questions? Contact GF2@ontariosoilcrop.org

HELP WANTED - APIARY WORKER

Contact: 
Micheal Kutsyy
Location: 
Sunderland, ON
T: 
416 669-6216

Apiary Worker - minimum of 1-2 full seasons of apiary experience required. Wage: $11.64-$14.00 per hour dependent upon experience.

Job Includes: Wrapping/unwrapping hives; spring and fall maintenance; feeding hives; creating nucs; queen rearing; supering; pulling honey boxes (80lbs+); extracting honey; moving bee hives (evenings and some weekends if need be).

You may be asked to do other assorted duties with regards to apiary work. Work is repetitive and physically demanding.

Requirements: No formal education required but with at least Grade 12 education is an asset. Valid driver's license. Experience driving standard trucks preferred. Be in good physical condition and be able to work in a team environment.

Employment details: Seasonal (F/T) 40+ hours per week. 

DANCING BEE EQUIPMENT - Canada's Beekeeping Equipment Store

Location: 
Port Hope, Ontario
T: 
905 753-2623

Your one stop destination for bees, beekeeping equipment, and candle making supplies.

Filling orders for spring 2017

  • Strong Nucs
  • Imported and Local Queens

Dedicated to helping grow your apiaries in a cost effective and profitable way.

NUCS AND QUEENS IN OTTAWA AREA

Contact: 
Brian Lacey
Location: 
Vars, ON
T: 
613 443-2101

Queens and Nucs for sale for 2017

Former OMAFRA Bee Inspector and member of the Tech-Transfer Program selling:

Four frame nucs with Ontario Queen $200

Mated Ontario Queens   $35

Introductory Beekeeping courses $60

Please call for more information.

FOR SALE: HONEY IN BARRELS AND NUCS

Contact: 
Peter Matveev
Location: 
Elmvale, ON
T: 
705 309-8571

2016 season honey, white to golden.

4 frame nucs with 2016 queens.

Strong single brood chamber hives.

Available mid May.

NEW WORLD CARNIOLANS NUCS AND QUEENS

Contact: 
info@forestdewhoney.com
Location: 
Carp, Ontario
  • Our instrumentally inseminated New World Carniolan breeder queens are obtained directly from the New World Carniolan breeding program. They are kept and tested for one year by the New World Carniolan.
  • Our drone mother queens are pure New World Carniolans, we keep them for a year before we use them. We test them for pest/disease resistance, hygienic behavior and productivity, they should have very scores in these categories as well as beside passing our tests for docility and overwintering.
  • We are a member of the Ontario Resistant Honey Bee Selection Program “ORHBS”.
  • Queens are available July-September. Overwintered nucs are available in May. please check our web page for availability and prices.

250 COLONIES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Geoff & Gabriela Jennen, Georgian Bay Honey
Location: 
Owen Sound, ON
T: 
519 372-2046

Hives, Nucs and Queens available.

Call for details and pricing.

BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES FOR SALE: PROPOLIS - ETC...

Location: 
Carleton Place, Guelph, and Toronto locations to serve you better

Propolis-etc... Beekeeping Supplies, your one-stop-shop for all your beekeeping needs.

Three locations in Ontario to serve you! Give us a phone call.

Propolis-etc… St-Pie
Headquarters

42 rue Moncalm
St-Pie de Bagot, Quebec
J0H 1W0
1-888-660-6665
info.quebec@propolis-etc.ca

Ontario Stores

Propolis-etc... Guelph

Manager: Serena Gamble
367 Michener Rd
Guelph, ON
N1K 1E8
Toll Free: 1-855-638-6556
E: info.guelph@propolis-etc.ca 

Propolis-etc... Toronto

Manager: Graham Carmichael
154 Norfinch Drive
Toronto (North York), ON
M3N 1X6
Toll Free # 1-800-268-1840
E: info.toronto@propolis-etc.ca

Propolis-etc... Ottawa

Manager: Jennifer Mann
10869 Highway 7
Carleton Place, ON
K7C 3P1
Toll Free # 1-855-933-2337
info.ottawa@propolis-etc.ca

SZABO QUEENS - QUALITY QUEENS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Tibor Szabo
Location: 
Pick up in Puslinch or can arrange shipping
T: 
519 836-5617 or 519 763-2715

Szabo Queens - quality queens, queen cells, nucs and hives available for 2017. Taking orders now. 

BEE HIVES FOR SALE!

Contact: 
Alexander Schunda
Location: 
Stayner, Ontario
T: 
705 428-5469

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/schundahoney/ 

4-frame nucs, single brood chambers and double brood chambers available for purchase.

I have very strong and healthy colonies, with over 95% overwintering success rate, with carefully selected queens bred and raised on site.

Serious inquiries only, please call for more information.

Visit our facebook page!

HIVES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Frank Durco
Location: 
Sarnia, ON
T: 
and Fax: 519 541-1653 (after 6pm please)

30 single hives available.

All new equipment.

Call for prices.

CPR & First Aid Training Available

Contact: 
Johanna Moloughney
Location: 
Hamilton, Toronto, Niagara, Tri-Cities (K-W, Guelph, Cambridge)
T: 
416 882-8264

Canadian Red Cross Training Partner, AAA Action CPR & First Aid, offers custom training for individuals and groups. Perfect for new staff or as a refresher. Plan your training now before the busy bee season starts.

Please call Johanna for more information.

FOUR FRAME NUCS AND SINGLE HIVES

Contact: 
Waldemar Betcher
Location: 
Tiny Township, ON
T: 
705 527-3883

Four frame nucs, available for middle of May. $180.00 per nuc.

Single Hives - $280 available spring 2017

Bulk Georgian Bay honey for sale in drums.

NUCS FOR SALE

Contact: 
Doug McRory
T: 
519 820-2811

4 drawn frames, 2 frames of brood with laying queen.

Available mid-May to the end of June.

In your nuc box picked up at:

187 Dawn Ave, Guelph, ON N1G 5J9

$215.00

Please call to be added to the list for 2017 nucs.

CHATTY NUCS AND HIVES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Kelly Rogers, Chatsworth Honey
Location: 
Chatsworth, ON
T: 
519-794-3335

4 frame nucs and hives with locally adapted Chatty queens.  Active member of ORHBS program. Breeding for gentleness, disease & mite tolerance and wintering ability for over 25 years.

IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY AND HEALTH WITH GERMAN DESIGNED, TESTED AND MADE NASSENHEIDER PRODUCTS

Contact: 
Greg Hawkins
T: 
519 803-0413

A-S Tabletop fill machine

  • Quick - up to 350 x 500g jars per hour
  • Accurate - variance within 3ml/1000ml fill
  • Sanitary - contact surfaces are of food grade materials
  • For demo click here and here.

Professional Formic Acid Evaporator

  • Effective - prolongs evaporation of FA over the brood cycle, 70-95% removal of varroa
  • Safe - European tests show minimal harm to brood and queens
  • Cost effective - one charge of FA, and is re-usable

TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR SPRING NUCS

Contact: 
Innisfil Creek Honey Beekeeping Supplies
Location: 
6090 10 Sideroad, Innisfil, ON L0L 1L0 (north of Toronto)
T: 
705 456-5093

Reserve now for an early pick up.

We are a certified Ontario Honeybee Queen, Nucleus and Colony Producer!!!

Buy with Confidence!!!

We also have the largest inventory of beekeeping Equipment and Supplies North of Toronto.

DICKEY BEE HONEY IN COOKSTOWN IS OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FOR ALL YOUR BEEKEEPING NEEDS

Location: 
4031 3rd Line, Cookstown, ON
T: 
705 458-1258

4th generation beekeeper, Dickey Bee Honey, offers an extensive range of:

  • Hive Tools & Accessories
  • Beekeeping Clothing
  • Processing Equipment
  • Bee Nutrition
  • Frames/Foundations
  • Wooden Wares
  • Glass & Plastics
  • Medication & Treatments
  • Corrugated Nuc Boxes with top screen for ventilation
  • Hygienic Queens / Nucs / single / Double hives

Active member of ORHBS program. breeding for gentleness, disease & mite tolerance and wintering.

Feel free to call, email or drop into the Dickey Bee Honey store at 4031 3rd Line in Cookstown.

FOR SALE: NUCS, WOODWARE AND SUPPLIES

Contact: 
John
Location: 
Innisfil and Aurora, ON
T: 
416-819-2337


Nucs start at $150.
We sell any quantity of bees required.

Complete ensemble equipment available including quality woodware:

  • Deep box $11/box (to start)
  • Medium box: $10/box (to start)
  • Inner cover, cover & bottom board $13 (to start)

Pollination service also available.

Do not hesitate to call.

DOMINION & GRIMM INC.

Contact: 
Jenny
T: 
1 877 676-1914

Call and ask for the packaging pdf and we would be pleased to send it off.

We have everything you need for the honey season!

And new products are always being added.

D&G is family owned for over 100+ years and still going strong.
We support the OBA and North American and especially Canadian Manufactured goods.

HELP WANTED: 6 SEASONAL BEEKEEPER LABOURERS IN ALVINSTON, ONTARIO, CANADA

Contact: 
Munro Honey
Location: 
Alvinston, Ontario (Southwestern Ontario), Canada

For remainder of season and / or from April until December 2017.

Work is physically demanding and includes hive management and maintenance. Must be able to follow instructions in English. Wage will be between $11.43 and $12.04 per hour. Minimum 40 hours per week.

Send résumé to: info@munrohoney.com or mail to: Munro Honey, Box #428, Alvinston, Ontario, Canada  N0N 1A0.

HONEY FOR SALE IN BARRELS / BULK

Contact: 
Waldemar Betcher
Location: 
Tiny Township, ON
T: 
705 527-3883

OXFORD HONEY & SUPPLIES

Contact: 
John Van Blyderveen
Location: 
Burgessville, ON
T: 
519 550-1096

MEDIVET - YOUR FIRST CHOICE FOR HEALTHY BEES

Location: 
Alberta
T: 
403 652-4441 F: 403 652-3692

Fumagilin - B, Oxytet-25, Foul Brood mix, Tylan Soluble, Varroa Mite control strips, Liquid Formic Acid 65%, Bee-Repel, Oxalic Acid, safety equipment, and optimiser applicator for O.A.

BEE MAID - CANADA'S BEEKEEPING SOURCE

Location: 
Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan (contact your nearest outlet)

We can handle your sugar requirements. Dry or liquid - small lots or trailer loads.

Bee Maid buys light and dark beeswax at competitive prices.

Top quality products for beekeepers: foundation, queen rearing supplies, beekeepers apparel & tools, hive equipment, novelties, honey containers, extracting equipment, medications & treatments, and packaged bees & queens.

SWARM REMOVAL

Contact: 
Toronto Bee Rescue, Peter Chorabik
Location: 
Greater Toronto Area
T: 
416 809-5669

Toronto Bee Rescue specializes in the removal of honey bee swarms and established honey bee hives. We perform live honey bee hive removals. Contact us for a quote.

STANABBEY BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES

Contact: 
Jean Jones T: 514 891-2730 or Joël Laberge T: 450 567-9912
Location: 
St. Stanislas de Kostka, QC

We sell supplies for all your beekeeping needs, including:

  • Queens from Olivarez Honey Bees in California and Kona Queen in Hawaii (from April to September).
  • Package bees. RESERVE NOW!!!
  • Liquid bulk sugar.
  • Complete Bee, an all-natural, all inclusive honey bee food supplement that helps maintain honey bee intestinal integrity.

LACELLE'S APIARY - BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES FOR SALE

Contact: 
Paul Lacelle
Location: 
Carleton Place, Ontario
T: 
613 253-0566

Check out our new website for beekeeping supplies, honey and beeswax products.

PROMOTE YOUR 100% ONTARIO HONEY! OBA CAN HELP.

Contact: 
OBA Office
Location: 
Milton
T: 
905 636-0661

100% Ontario Honey promotion items are available: Road signs, banners, vendor aprons, brochures.

Visit the OBA website, www.ontariobee.com, for promotional items to enhance your profile as a local beekeeper and enhance your sales and marketing activities.

Available for pick-up in Milton or we will ship FOB, Milton. 

FOR SALE: QUALITY WOODENWARE

Contact: 
Henry, Cedarwood Honey
Location: 
Harriston, ON
T: 
519 338-2443 C: 519 994-4400

Deep and medium depth finger jointed supers (select, commercial and budget). Assembled boxes painted or wax dipped. Wooden frames, bottom boards, bee escapes, inner and outer covers, hive top feeders, screened bottom boards, nuc boxes and more.  Competitively priced.

BUSY BEE BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES

Location: 
Toledo, ON
T: 
613 275-1112

Busy Bee Beekeeping Supplies: beekeeping equipment and supplies.

Beeswax and bee pollen bought and sold.