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 Online Classifieds garner high visibility, and can be revised or withdrawn during their cycle, should, for example the item is sold or the price changes.

Classfied Ad Rates and Submission

Ontario Bee Journal IssueDeadline for Classified to Appear in OBJ
January/FebruaryNovember 30th
March/AprilJanuary 31st
May/JuneMarch 31st
July/AugustMay 31st
September/OctoberJuly 31st
November/DecemberSeptember 30th

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Beeyard For Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Vladyslav Bilousov
Location: 
Zephyr, ON
T: 
(416) 414-6520

Beeyard for sale with 20-40 single/double hives. - $290 per colony

Available May 1st.

20 shallow suppers with 9 frames - $30

50 deep boxes, 9-10 frames with good quality combs - $40

10 bags of sugar - $15 for a bag

Maxant 20 frames extractor +Dadant Clarifier with water jacket and on/off pump switch, both practically new; please contact for pictures and price

COMPLETE HONEY BUSINESS FOR SALE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Ian Brown
Location: 
Owen Sound, ON
T: 
519-270-3198
130 double deep hives 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 6’ moving chain table extension, Cowen 3” PC main pump, 2 honey pumps, heated storage tank with hot water tank circulating pump & plumbing, heated bottling tank, heated 36” Maxant sump, woodware hot wax dip tank, wax processing tank, complimentary equipment and supplies, hive stands, electric bear fencing for 6 yards, hives stands, dual axle 6.5’X14’ aluminium trailer, Wellington winter wraps, queen rearing gear with 35 mini mating nucs and 30 wooden 5 frame nucs. All equipment in excellent condition.
 
To be sold complete. Serious enquiries only.

60 Pollen Traps For Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
David Gale
Location: 
London, ON
T: 
519 319 4001

60 pollen traps for sale. 3 years old. In good condition- $25.00 each

All or part. Contact David Gale at 519 319 4001

Honey Supers for Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Ed Woods
Location: 
Simcoe County
T: 
705-835-2308
 
Medium sized honey supers with 9 frames of drawn wax for sale. Wood frames, with plastic foundation. Less than 8yrs old. $35/ea
 
Insulated deep cedar lids for sale. 4 3/4" deep lined with pink styrofoam. Perfect for wintering. Painted white. Fairly new. $30/ea.
 
Wooden Hive Top Feeders, with the long centre slot. $10/ea
 
Steel Queen Excluders (Chrysler style) - $7/ea
 
Screened Bottom Boards, cedar rimmed with stainless steel mesh - $10/ea
 
Contact Ed for more information.

HELP WANTED - 2 APIARY WORKERS 2021 SEASON

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

2 seasonal full-time employees required for assisting a commercial beekeeping operation 

-duties to include maintaining hives, help to relocate hives for pollination, honey extraction and daily maintenance of hives and beeyards 

  • applicants must NOT be allergic to bee stings
  • be physically fit
  • experience preferred 

Wages $15/hr Seasonal April 2, 2021 to October 31, 2021 

Apply to: ANDERKIN FOODS INC 678 Kincardine Ave Kincardine ON N2Z 2W3 519-396-3529 or toll free 1-866-314-3529 Email lazyj@bmts.com. Please reference the ad in the OBJ when responding. 

 

HIVE 'N HOE COUNTRY STORE

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

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
Summer Store Hours Monday- Saturday 10-5 

For Sale Shallow & Deep Honey Supers

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Paul
Location: 
Orillia, ON
T: 
705-326-9732

For Sale Honey Supers

  • Shallow- $35 each
  • Deep - $45 each

Bee supplies also for sale. Queen Excluders - $5 each 

Call 705-326-9732

Bees for sale from Bueckert Apiaries

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
John Bueckert
Location: 
Langton, ON
T: 
519-550-3308

Single and Double hives for sale. Please call John for details 519-550-3308

Equipment for Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Al Lockhart
Location: 
Clarksburg, ON
T: 
519-599-5434

Hundreds of full-sized boxes, most with wooden frames.
Also, honey supers with drawn out wax frames. 

All equipment stored inside and in good condition.  

Best offer.

Equipment for Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Reg Lumley
Location: 
Sarnia, ON
T: 
519-464-3326

Equipment for Sale:

  • 20 five frame nuc boxes - $20.00
  • 65 four frame nun boxes - $15.00
  • 60 cardboard winter covers - $4.00
  • 110 styrofoam winter covers for five frame and four frame nuc boxes
  • 150 Boardman feeders with jars - $2.00
  • 30 used barrels - $1.00
  • 100 Washington transfer boxes assembled with vents

POLLEN TRAPS AND QUALITY WOODEN WARE FOR SALE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Henry Kornelsen, Cedarwood Honey
Location: 
Harriston, ON
T: 
519 994-4400
 
For sale: New and used pollen traps. $70 each.
 
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. 
Available with or without Acorn plastic foundation.  Acorn foundation is a long lasting foundation that has precision molded cells and will not bow or warp.
 
Competitively priced. Price breaks with larger quantity orders.

Local Honey for Sale in Barrels

Honey
Contact: 
Tatiana Freylikh & Dmitry Litvinchuk
Location: 
Barrie, ON
T: 
705-734-4269

We have local honey for sale in barrels!

We also have for sale:
-200 deep boxes with 10 comb frames
-50 bottoms
-50 inner corners
Please contact for pricing.

BRUCE PENINSULA APIARIES

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Ian Brown
Location: 
Wiarton, ON
T: 
519 270-3198
NOW TAKING 2021 QUEEN AND NUC RESERVATIONS 
 
Available spring/early summer - 
  • 4 frame nucs and Buckfast laying queens from overwintered parent stock selected for gentleness, hygiene and honey production.

For Sale

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

For Sale: 

  • 50 double colonies with 2020 Queens
  • 150 medium supers with 9 drawn frames 
  • 50 five frame Nucs 
  • 1 Maxant SS 10/20 motorized radial extractor 
  • 1 Maxant SS chain uncapper- 5 frames per minute 
  • 1 Kelley SS wax melter
  • 50 - 30 lb pails of strained 2020 wildflower honey 

Call 705-324-8633 or email peircejr@gmail.com 

Queens Available May-Sept

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Andrew Guran
 
Our tough Canadian “mutts” are bred with a priority on winter survival and diversity.
 
- Our family has been beekeeping for 45+ years
- Our breeding stock is hardy enough to survive both bitterly cold Saskatchewan winters and wet Vancouver Island winters.
- We do not fall feed established hives
- Our hives have not been treated for Nosema in 25+ years
 

HUMBLE BEE

Equipment & Supplies
Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Luc Peters
Location: 
601 Burlington Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 4J5
T: 
905-769-0388
 
Organically managed full service apiary. Offering hygienic gentle local queens, nucs & colonies. Earliest local queens in Ontario. Beekeeping equipment and supplies. Sugar syrup & hive nutrition. Locally built wood ware. Boxes & frames. Ventilated suits & jackets. Online classes on beekeeping. Shipping & curb-side pickup.
601 Burlington Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 4J5
Order online at www.HumbleBee.buzz
Phone: (905) 769-0388

Sugar, Feeders, Wax, Pollen For Sale

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
Albert
Location: 
Aylmer, ON
T: 
519-868-9429
Organic golden sugar, 1000 kg $450.
2 gal frame feeders $5 ea. 
Wax $7/lb for quantities 100+ lbs. 
Pollen $15.25/lb for 300lb barrel, $15.50/lb for smaller quantities. 
Pickup in Aylmer, Ontario. 

Queens and Nucs for Sale

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
James Murray
Location: 
Sharon, ON
T: 
905-955-3498
 
We breed winter hardy and disease resistant bees. All of our queen mothers are selected with liquid nitrogen testing (hygienic testing) and must have a group 1 score (95-100% removal). We are also actively selecting for Varroa Sensitive Hygene (VSH) using the Harbo method of assay.
 
All of our hives are workable in jeans, t-shirt and a veil. 
 
We sell
  • Queens/Cells
  • Nucs/singles
  • Raw honey
Order early to reserve your nucs. Feel free to call with any questions.

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.
 

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!

NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Christoph Wand
Location: 
Elora, ON
Spring / Summer Nucs: 
  • 3-frames, 2021 import queen @ $170. Victoria Day weekend onward 
  • 4-frames, overwintered Ontario queen @ $220. May 1st onward 
  • Cardboard & Wellington Nuc boxes available for transport at $10 

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! And looking to buy Canadian honey in barrels - all coloured grades are of interest.
Also looking for Ontario Buckwheat Honey.
Please contact Mike.

2021 CUT COMB FOR SALE

Honey
Contact: 
Jeanne Parker, Parker Agriculture Ltd
Location: 
Minesing, ON
T: 
204 730-0597
- Taking wholesale orders for 2021 cut comb
- Packaged in industry-standard plastic cut comb containers
- 275-300g product package weight

NUCS FOR SALE

Queens, Nucs, & Bees
Contact: 
Jane Hartin, Highlands Honey
Location: 
Portland, ON
T: 
613 272-2588
Highlands' stock and laying Queen in a four-frame Nuc.
Deep and medium depth available. $100 deposit per Nuc required.
Available Spring/early Summer 2021.

NATURE'S TASTE

Equipment & Supplies
Contact: 
David Martin
Location: 
Melancthon, ON
T: 
888 923-9813

Come see our new products for 2020!

  • Locally manufactured Bee Equipment
  • Large Inventory in stock!
  • Customized Products

Bee Boxes

  • Ontario's first woodman engineering bee box machine
  • pre-drilled nail holes 
  • angled top hand holds
  • strong box corner design
  • optional metal frame rests

Phone: 888-923-9813 Email: info@naturestastecanada.com

GET READY FOR SPRING WITH INNISFIL CREEK HONEY

Equipment & Supplies
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 

  • Packages available in April. Don't delay, claim yours today
  • Queens - Nucs
  • Ambrosia® Bee Fondant
  • Global Pollen Patties

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

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


OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

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

  • Hive Tools & Accessories
  • Clothing, Processing Equipment
  • Frames, Foundations, Wooden Wares
  • Processing Equipment
  • Glass, Plastics, Bee Nutrition
  • Medication, Treatments
  • Hygienic Queens / Nucs / 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.

OXFORD HONEY & SUPPLIES

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

STANABBEY BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES

Equipment & 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.

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.

PROMOTE YOUR 100% ONTARIO HONEY! OBA CAN HELP.

Miscellaneous
Contact: 
OBA Membership Office
Location: 
Guelph, ON
T: 
905 636-0661

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

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

Available for pick-up in GUELPH or we mail (shipping costs apply).

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.