Hygienic Honeybee Queens

Painting of a queen by Mya

Pickup Circling Hawk Queens in 64 days

To order our locally bread queens for spring pickup fill out the form below. We also will have a limited number of imported queens available this year.

Our team of experienced apiarists breed queens from overwintered stock tested for spring buildup weight gain, hygienic behavior, and Varroa tolerance. Published research indicates that the best selection criteria for breeding disease resistant honey bees is through the testing and selection of hygienic behavior. Hygienic behavior leads to increased resistance to all brood diseases and also decreases pest development.

2021 Pricing is as follows:

  • Circling Hawk ORHBS Queens $50 ea
  • Imported Chilean Queens. Late April or early May Pickups.
  • --> Buy 1 to 5: $39 ea
  • --> Buy 6 to 12: $36 ea
  • --> Buy 13 or more: $33 ea
  • Our Apiary is inspected by an Ontario Apiary Inspector and our bees are approved for sale.
  • Fill out the form below to order and pay via email transfer or credit card.

    Bees must be picked from our Richmond Hill farm.

    Please do not come to the farm to pickup bees without pre-ordering your bees.

    No refunds on ordered bees.

    Pics from our Ontario Resistant Honeybee Selection testing below
    Full graft of queen cells from our hygienic stock
    Near perfect result for hygienic queen test
    Colony lead by one of our ORHBS Queens 2019
    OHRBS Queen Order Form. How many ORHBS Queens:
    2021 Queen Pickup Date: (for Queens)
    Your E-mail:
    Your Name:
    Your Phone Number
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    Circling Hawk Honey Farm & Meadery
    13433 Leslie Street Richmond Hill, Ontario L4E 1A2
    Tel:(289) 809-4360
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