Nucs/bees for sale

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This is the time of year when many beekeepers have bees, nucs and possibly queens for sale. In order to provide some means to promote this timely item, below is a list of individuals/local beekeepers that have such items for sale.


  • 5-frame deep and medium (dadant) at a reasonable price
    Contact: Don Lambert 778-432-4665
  • 5 and 10 frame dadant nucs for sale; good natured bees, inspected and ready to go.
    Contact: Jeannie Page 250-893-0141
  • A strong, 5 deep split with a 2017 queen for sale, price $180.00
    Contact: Heinz Kaemmerer 250-656-8727
  • Kenyan Top Bar nucs for sale
    Contact: Peter Day 250-893-2185

Other, regular equipment is also available from our buy-and-sell page.

If you have any nucs/bees/queens for sale, please comment below (with as much detail as possible) or send an email to and I’ll arrange to add your details to this post.

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  1. David Macdonald Reply

    Hi Folks,

    Don’t forget to contact Wendi or me for a permit, prior to sale of your bees.
    Purchasers, be sure to ask for proof of permit prior to purchasing.

    The permit is a legal requirement, for the purpose of preventing the spread of disease.

    Animal Health Act

    Sales of bees or equipment
    9 (1) A person must not transfer the person’s interest in bees or used beehive equipment without first obtaining a permit under section 11 (1) of the Act.

    13 A person who contravenes any of the following provisions commits an offence:
    (f) section 9 (1) [unlawfully transferring bees or equipment];

    If you have any questions about the process of acquiring a permit, please be sure to give Wendi or me a call.

    All the best,

    David Macdonald
    Apiary inspector
    BC Ministry of Agriculture

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