(Buckfast) 3 lb. Package Bees With Queen - Pickup Riverside, CA

$ 195.00
By Pierco

SKU: 1587
PICK - UP ONLY - We do NOT ship bees.

PICKUP DATE Saturday April 13th, 2024 (subject to change)

Time: 6:00 am - 11:00 am
Quantities are limited! - Order Spring 2024 Today!
Don't miss out on your chance to get started in beekeeping! This is the one time a year you can acquire bees from Pierco.


Package Bees - Sell Price

  • Package Bees - Sell Price
    Packages: $194.99 

Pick-Up Only: 
Pierco Inc.
680 Main St.
Riverside, CA. 92501

TARGET PICK UP DATE: pick-up date at Pierco: Saturday April 13th, 2024. 

    2024 Bees in Packages


    Packages Include:
    • 3 lbs. of Buckfast Bees 
    • 1 Mated & Marked Queen
    • 1 Can of feed

    Buckfast bees, a breed developed by Brother Adam at Buckfast Abbey in England, are known for several characteristics that make them popular among beekeepers:

    Well-suited for Warmer Climates: Buckfast bees exhibit traits that make them particularly adaptable and thriving in regions with warmer temperatures, ensuring robust colony development and productivity even in such conditions.

    Gentle temperament: Buckfast bees are known for their calm and docile nature, making them easy and enjoyable to work with.

    High Honey Yields / Productivity: Buckfast bees are renowned for their high productivity, often producing large quantities of honey.

    Low Swarming Propensity: Buckfast bees exhibit minimal inclination to swarm, reducing the likelihood of colony disruption and providing greater stability for beekeepers.

    Exceptional Pollinators: Buckfast bees are renowned for their diligent pollination activity, enhancing crop yields and contributing to the production of high-quality honey with distinct flavor profiles.


      Question: When will my bees be ready?

      AnswerSaturday April 13th, 2024 (one day only)

      (Subject to change)

      Question: How will you contact me?

      Answer: We will reach out by email to schedule your pickup appointment for BEE PICKUP DAY!

      Question: Will the pickup date change?

      Answer: The pickup date is subject to change. We will give as much notice as possible in the event of a change. 

      Changes: Please make sure to double check your order prior to submitting payment as orders are subject to a $10 change fee after the prepayment has been processed.


      There is a $50 non-refundable cancellation/restocking fee for canceled bee package orders.

      NO SHOW: In the event you do not arrive on package pickup day, your funds will be forfeited.


        Note: Package Bees do not qualify orders for Free Shipping.