Wanting a Cheaper way to start out with native bees? Why not let us Duplicate / Educt a hive for you.
We are now using our strongest Austroplebia Australis logs to educt into hives for our customers.. This is a Natural form of Hive Propagation - the bees do all the work over time.
eductions take time (around 3-4 months we have found)..but its absolutely worth the waiting. and we will keep you updated along the journey with photographs.
THIS IS JUST A DEPOSIT - THE TOTAL PRICE IS FROM $350 for a small healthy eduction
Colorbond Roof $20 Extra (See Options)
Marine Ply Roof $40 Extra (See Options)
you will be invoiced the final $150 when your hive is ready to collect or be freighted to you.
PricingAustroplebia Australis Native Stingless Bee eductions are done into our Custom Made Cypress Pine Hives
Hive Design -
For placing an order to purchase an eduction hive please read.For Hives that Require shipping : Freight is additional to the sale price, Stocked Hives require Shipping with an express courier, and are only shipped on a Monday (to avoid sitting in a warehouse over the weekend
All of our hives come with a 12 month Guarantee and a pdf Info sheet with warranty terms regarding placement etc
Native Bee hives including the bees
Pickup from ripley 4306 (ipswich)
Or we can freight - Shipping is only done on MONDAYS
Put one or two Native Bee Hives in your garden and let the Stingless bees do the work while you enjoy extra flowers, fruit and veg's.
Nice honey as well.
No trouble to manage and no Lic. required.
Virtually Maintenance free.
generally they are ready for sale once they reach 150mm height or half way up box internally. Once we have made sure the hive is queen right, and they have packed away lots of stores.
Sizes and shapes of internal structure may be larger or smaller, but we only sale healthy hives that I can give a guarantee on my bees of 12 months
all hives that leave our property are queened, have adequate stores, and Great bee numbers
we provide Excellent after sales care and service on all of our hives.
you need to bee able to provide for your Native Bees the following:
partly shaded location from 10.30 - 11am onward for the hive, to avoid the heat of the day and strong western sun
early morning sun , our hives are in the sun all day in winter, sun is vital for bee health as they wont be active till around 17 - 18 degrees ambient temperature, its very important you provide them with early morning sun to increase the hive temperature so they remain active in the cooler months.