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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.

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2024 Nucs with Ontario Queens for sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Joanna McDonald
Location: 
Tamworth, ON
T: 
613-449-0086

Organically managed apiary for over 20 years. 

Selecting for productivity, gentleness, comb stability and winter hardiness. 
Available after June 5.
$260/1-9 Nucs, $245/10+.  
$50 deposit

2024 Nucs, Single Brood Chamber Hives, Honey and Beeswax

Honey
Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Kevin Ironmonger
Location: 
Durham Ont
T: 
519-377-9330

4 frame Nucs available late may early June (weather dependent) $250
Single brood chamber hives available late may $350. (call for pricing on 10+ orders)

15% deposit is required on Nuc and Hive orders
2023 barrelled honey available $2.80/lb
Once filtered beeswax $8.50/lb

2023 Dark Blueberry Honey For Sale

Honey
Contact: 
Mary or Tina Bueckert, Bueckert Apiaries
Location: 
Langton, ON (southwestern Ontario)
T: 
Mary 519-550-9437 or Tina 519-875-3308

2023 dark blueberry honey for sale in barrels

filtered & unpasteurized
ready to bottle 
$5/pound 
 
Please contact Mary 519-550-9437 or Tina 519-875-3308 at Bueckert Apiaries

Quit business--equipment for sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Dao
Location: 
Toronto, ON
T: 
647-236-6886

1.Cowen 60 Frame Extractor Air Ram  Serial # R09-18
Cowen Uncapper  Serial # 24-18
Cowen  Deboxer Serial # 22-18 1
Cowen Capping Auger Serial # 12-18
Cowen Capping Spinner Serial # 09-18
Cowen Above Floor Sump Non-Heated Sump Serial # AF07-18
2" Honey Gear Pump Serial # 25-18
60 Frame Overhead Empty Box Return Serial # OVHD10-18
220V Hot Water System Serial # 29-18
here is the link the same line from Cowen website:
https://www.cowenmfg.com/full-systems/air-ram-60-system-with-cowen-spinner

2.also a chain uncapper for sale, very samilar to the one in the link.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsxzfxMmz9w

3.about 200 pounds beeswax

4.hundreds of boxes and frames.

Nucs, Honey and Equipment

Equipment & Supplies
Honey
Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Jim Peirce
Location: 
Lindsay, ON
T: 
705-324-8633

4 frame, 5 frame and 6 frame Nucs plus singles and doubles until the end of August. 

Buckfast and Saskatraz queens in season. 
Maxant 3100SS extractor, Kelley wax melter. 
About 100 15 kg pails of wildflower and/or amber honey.

Honey for sale and bees

Honey
Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Peter Matveev
Location: 
Elmvale, ON
T: 
705-309-8571

2023 season honey in barrels
4 frame nucs and single hives for sale with over winter queens

Parker Bee Supplies /Charlie-Bee Honey

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Michael Parker
Location: 
Beamsville, ON
T: 
905 563 7285

Beekeeping Equipment and Supplies

Nucs for sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Andre Soetemans
Location: 
Forest, Ontario
T: 
519-333-8002

4 frame spring nucs for sale
Pick up approx the 3rd week of May
$250 each with a $50 deposit

Honey Bees For Sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Victor Pokhodoun
Location: 
Ashton, ON
T: 
613-252-2389

Honey bees for sale

4 frame nucs- $270; available end of May, the beginning of June depending on the weather. 
My telephone # 613 252-2389.

Nucs for Sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Mahmoud
Location: 
Ottawa, ON
T: 
613 839 9990

2024 nucs available, $230 each. May 25 and later (weather permitting),  $50 deposit upon ordering.

Please contact for 15+ nucs price.
Nucs are coming with New World Carniolan Queen introduced 3-2 weeks prior to picking up.
http://orhbs.ca/ member for over 10 years, our stock is regularly tested for hygienic behaviour.
For more information please check https://www.forestdewapiaries.com/

Help Wanted - 1 Apiary Worker for 2024 Beekeeping Season.

Help Wanted
Contact: 
Michael Sounak
Location: 
Orkney, ON
T: 
905-317-4140

Required for 2024 Beekeeping Season.
Apiary Worker with minimum of 1 year experience wage starting $16.75 - $18.00 an hour. Position needs to be filled for 2024 season.

Full time seasonal 40 - 60 hrs a week April to November wages negotiable upon experience.

Job Requirements:
Must be physically fit and willing to work 60 hrs per week when needed.
A valid drivers license.
Lift up to 100lb
No bee allergy

Staff housing available.

Beekeepers helping beekeepers - Nucs. Packages. Queens and yellow wax and buckwheat honey available

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Blake Hardy
Location: 
Frankford, ON
T: 
613-827-2371
Beekeepers helping beekeepers 
 
Nucs. Packages. Queens and yellow wax and buckwheat honey available 
 
Packages of Australian bees are available in March $230 per package my cost. 
1000 Nucs available end of May with new queen $210.
Queens from Hawaii and Australia at my cost. 
Last 2 weeks of April first 2 weeks of May. 
Single Hives 9 and 10 frames end of June $300 each
Yellow bees wax 8 per pound 5000 pounds available. 
Also low-grade buckwheat honey 3.50 per pound. 6 barrels
Please contact Blake Hardy at hardysapiaries@yahoo.ca or 613-827-2373

Commercial Meadery Services and Consulting

Miscellaneous
Contact: 
Tom Heeman
Location: 
Thorndale, ON
T: 
519-871-3150

Looking to start or grow your existing Commercial Meadery? 

We offer Custom Management, production support, and advice at competitive rates. 
Heeman Cellars has been producing mead for 5 years commercially, with over 10 styles of mead, from light and refreshing hydromel's, melomels, bold and complex barrel-aged white/ red wine styles, and big boozy bochets. 
We are looking to make Ontario a global destination for Mead, and we would love to help on this journey.

PAYING CASH FOR YELLOW BEESWAX AND ALL COLOURED GRADES OF HONEY

Honey
Contact: 
Mike Davidson, Summer's Gold Honey
Location: 
Merlin, ON
T: 
226 627-6262
 
Paying cash for yellow beeswax! Also looking to buy Canadian honey in barrels - all coloured grades are of interest.
Also looking for Ontario Buckwheat Honey.
Please contact Mike.

BUCKFAST QUEENS AND NUCS BRUCE PENINSULA APIARIES- NOW TAKING 2024 RESERVATIONS

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Ian Brown
Location: 
Wiarton, ON
T: 
519-270-3198
As a member of the Ontario Bee Breeders’ Association, we supply 4 frame nucleus colonies, consistent with the Association’s standards, with 2024 open-mated Buckfast queens, from local overwintered parent stock selected for hardiness, gentleness and honey production. Nucs are available spring to early summer. Mated 2024 queens available through June and July. Early pre-ordering is essential to ensure your order will be filled. Singles available mid-June.

COMPLETE HONEY BUSINESS FOR SALE

Miscellaneous
Contact: 
Ian Brown
Location: 
Owen Sound, ON
T: 
519 270 3198
Currently have 155 colonies wintering as singles. Wax dipped woodware in excellent condition for running 145 double deep production hives in summer with 400 medium honey supers, complete extraction line, 54 medium frame LEGA radial extractor, Maxant 7000 Model spin float, Dakota Gunness uncapper Model 200 with 5’ moving chain table extension, Cowen 3” PC main pump, 2 honey pumps, heated 200 gal. storage tank (with hot water tank, circulating pump & plumbing), heated bottling tank, and heated 36” Maxant sump. Aluminium 6.5’X14’ dual axle trailer, woodware hot wax dip tank, beeswax processing tank, complimentary equipment, and supplies, electric bear fencing for 6 yards, Wellington winter wraps, queen rearing gear with 35 mini mating nucs and 30 wooden 5 frame nucs.
To be sold complete. Serious enquiries only.

20 double brood chamber colonies for sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Karl Gerber
Location: 
Wellesley, ON
T: 
519-897-3442

20 double brood chamber colonies for sale

Pickup only, available late April or the beginning of May

Call/text for pricing and more details 

 

Nucs with Ontario Queens

Equipment & Supplies
Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Willis Stoll
Location: 
Aylmer, ON
T: 
519-773-2162
4-frame Nucs with Ontario-raised Queens available in early June, managed without antibiotics or hard chemicals. $240/ea. 
A $50 deposit per nuc is required at the time of ordering.
 
Douglas fir deep (standard 9 5/8") boxes for sale. New, unassembled. $12-$17/ea, depending on grade.
500 available by Spring. 
Contact Willis.

Nucs and Hives for sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Nelson Zehr
Location: 
Millbank, ON
T: 
519-595-8867

4 frame nucs available May/June

Approximately 5 single hives available

Also new medium supers for sale

Call for pricing.

NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Christoph Wand
Location: 
Elora, ON

Nucs with overwintered Ontario queens, May 15 onward: 3 frames – $190, 4 frames – $230.  

Custom pick-up arrangements are our specialty.  
Cardboard & Wellington nuc boxes available for transport at $10.

Honey & Me - Nucs and hives for sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Nasser Yazdani
Location: 
Guelph, ON
T: 
519-546-5755

Nucs and hives with over winter and new queens for sale.

Honey, Ontario Queens, Nucs, Beewax

Honey
Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Jeanette Kuntz
Location: 
Mount Forest, ON
T: 
519-261-0349

Just Call Me Honey, Mount Forest Ontario proudly offers:

  • 100% pure, unpasteurized honey.  Bulk honey in 5-gallon pails, or barrels.  Other pail sizes and jarred honey are available
  • Ontario Queens and Queen cells.  Member of OHRBS program an Ontario Bee Breeders Association
  • 4 Frame spring nucs
  • Beeswax and assorted candles

Premium Nucs from Bees that Make Award Winning Bee Products

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Cosmin Bocean, AroMath Apiaries
Location: 
Oshawa, ON
T: 
647-551-5233

4-frame Nucs from healthy inspected honeybees, that earned 1st Place for their delicious Golden Honey at The Royal in 2023. 

The Nucs will be available mid May to mid June (weather dependent).
The hives have been winterized on their own honey and have been mindfully managed without the use of antibiotics or harsh chemicals.
$250/ea.
A $50 deposit per Nuc is necessary upon ordering

HIVE 'N HOE COUNTRY STORE

Equipment & Supplies
Location: 
678 Kincardine Ave., Kincardine, ON
T: 
519 396-3529 or 1 866 314-3529 (toll free)

Orders are now being taken for nucs and singles available spring 2024. Call or email for current pricing and availability.

Complete line of beekeeping equipment for sale:

  • Pierco and wood frames
  • wax and plastic foundation
  • commercial or select finger-jointed boxes - assembled and painted, or unassembled
  • protective clothing and all equipment required

Honey and filtered beeswax available in bulk. Open year-round, just give us a call.

 

MANY BEEKEEPING ITEMS FOR SALE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Danny & Betty Walker
Location: 
Strathroy, ON
T: 
519-245-5361

Call/contact for pricing. Pick-up only. Honey supers, pollen traps, Quebec-style bee escapes (new), hive top feeders. Stainless steel creamed honey tank, honey barrels. Syrup barrels, bander for hives, bee net for transportation.

Wax spinner

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Anna
Location: 
Douro, ON
T: 
705-799-0362

Wax spinner with Leeson 1hp motor and speed master controller.  

Measures 3' wide and 2' high.  
$2500. OBO  or trade for barrel of raw honey

BUSY BEE BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES, BEESWAX, CANDLE SUPPLIES

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Martin and Monika Vogel
Location: 
20 County Rd. #1, Toledo, ON
T: 
613 275-1112
Please visit our websites for beekeeping supplies & nucs, beeswax, silicone candle molds & candle supplies.
 

HONEY JARS & LABELS FROM DOMINION & GRIMM

Equipment & Supplies
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.

FOR SALE: NATURAL BEESWAX FOUNDATION - USING YOUR WAX OR OURS

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Bill Ferguson, Ferguson Apiaries
Location: 
Hensall, ON
T: 
519 236-4979

Natural beeswax foundation is better for bees, produces better honey and gives you healthier hives.
 
We can make YOUR wax into YOUR foundation OR we have pre-made in stock. Contact Bill.

Do you need MONEY? I want your Ontario Honey

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

The Business with the LARGEST Inventory of Beekeeping Supplies North of Toronto 

DANCING BEE EQUIPMENT

Equipment & Supplies
Location: 
5029 County Road 2, Port Hope, ON L1A 3V5
T: 
905 753-2623
 
● Discounts for Commercial Beekeepers & Bee Clubs
● Strong Nucs, Single & Double Colonies
● Import & Local Queens
● Veterinary Services
● Bulk Sugar Syrup, Fondant, Patties & Dry Feed Mix
● 100% Canadian Made Woodenware
● Wide Variety of Beekeeping Kits
● High Quality Protective Clothing
● Beginner & Late Season Workshops
● Honey Extractors & Processing Equipment
● Beeswax & Candle Making Supplies
● Large Variety of Jars & Containers, Custom Labels
● Bulk Honey Sales
 
At Dancing Bee, We're Dedicated To Helping Grow Your Apiaries In A Cost Effective And Profitable Way
 
NEW ONTARIO LOCATION! 
5029 County Road 2, Port Hope, ON L1A 3V5
Brand new warehouse & gift shop, new stock arriving daily!

OXFORD HONEY & SUPPLIES

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