Package With Marked Italian Queen
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Package With Marked Italian Queen

$170.00

Quantity Price
1-3 $170.00
4+ $161.00

Product Description

The Italian bee is the most common subspecies raised in the US, and is a great bee for beginning beekeepers.

This package includes Italian bees and a laying marked Italian queen.

    Strengths of Italian honey bees:
  • High productivity and honey creation
  • Very prolific; focuses on raising brood
  • One of the gentlest and most docile of the bee subspecies
  • Readily builds comb
  • Readily enters supers
  • Wonderful foragers
  • Less tendency to swarm than other subspecies
  • Strong cleaning behaviors
  • Great for areas with continuous nectar flow and favorable weather throughout the summer

Weather can affect availability. Below are our estimated shipment dates. If you have placed an order, we will contact you via email and phone with your expected ship date. Please ensure your telephone number and email address is correct on the order. Please notify us immediately if your contact information changes.

Estimated Ship Dates

Week 1

April 4th

Week 2

April 11th

Week 3

April 18th

Week 4

April 25th

Week 5

May 2nd

Week 6

May 9th

Week 7

May 16th


Disclaimer :Kelley Beekeeping Co. does not guarantee that you will be able to successfully establish a colony or "hive" the package. You agree that you will not attempt to hold us responsible for whatever may happen to your package or nuc after it is delivered to you or for the survival or productivity of the hive that you may establish from the package or nuc. We do not guarantee that a queen or queens will be successfully introduced to or will be accepted by your hive. You agree that you will not hold Kelley Beekeeping Co. responsible for queen survival in your hive, or for the condition or productivity of your hive after introduction.
This item is a #3 package. Due to shipping restrictions, regional packages are only available to ship within Postal Zones 1-5. Shipping carrier will be determined at time of shipment.  

THERE IS A $10.00 CHARGE FOR ORDER CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS. IMPORTANT: You must determine the shipping zone you are in.  See Postal Zone Chart to find your zone.

If any questions, please call before placing your order.