At Old Sol we focus on quality over quantity, and take extra time at every step of the way to assure ample, productive, well-vetted queens that will supply your apiary with excellent genetics and prosperous colonies.
2022 Prices & Availability
** Early Batch - Before 5/21/22 ** ** Late Season - After 5/21/22 **
Survivor Stock = $220 each Survivor Stock = $190 each
Wholesale SS, 100+ = $160 each Wholesale SS, 100+ = $136 each
Caucasian = $240 each Caucasian = $210 each
Wholesale, 100+ = $180 each Wholesale, 100+ = $156 each
Call us at 541-582-2337 to discuss wholesale orders.
Our nucleus colonies come complete with:
A 2022 double-vetted, mated, marked queen*
4 frames of bees and stores
5 frame corrugated plastic box
1 gallon frame feeder with cap and ladder system to prevent drowning and burr comb
* Nucs are for local (Rogue Valley) pick-up only.
Characteristics of our bees:
Breeders are selected from a pool of over 2,500 colonies
Selected for hygienic behavior
Selected for low mite counts
Northern bred for winter hardiness and no Africanized genetics
All Breeder queens tested by the Bee Informed Partnership
Selected for rapid buildup
Fly at cooler temperatures
Excellent honey production
Mated queens are vetted for 3 weeks to assure a quality brood pattern, and a high acceptance rate.
All queens are marked to make them easy to find and to monitor performance.