Category Archives: General
we are in our final week before stocks will arrive. Production lines are currently running and we are expecting first batches in by 27th Oct, so take advantage of our introductory prices while you can.
We are now taking pre-orders for stocks of bees, full colonies and Queens. All will be available from April/May, but keep an eye on the home page for more up-to-date news. Order your bees from www.iwantbees.co.uk
We have a Full-time position available at Paynes Bee Farm, helping to bottle and pack the range of honey and honey based products. You will be a self-motivated individual, who can deal with deadlines and a physically active … Continue reading
For those of you needing to view or shop while on the move, our website now has a mobile friendly version making it easier to browse, view and purchase on the ‘little screens’. Just point your mobile browser to our … Continue reading
this is Nosema, at 400x magnification. There are 2 types of Nosema, Nosema apis and the new variant Nosema ceranae, both are very difficult to identify. Nosema-infected bees do not look much different from non-infected individuals, but certain traits are evident even … Continue reading
It was the first day of many clearing the honey supers and extracting the frames this year. Its certainly not going to be a record-breaking year for us in terms of honey crop but its not exactly been a great … Continue reading
Well our polystyrene National hive is almost ready with the design, a few tweaks still to make but its looking good. Totally compatible with your existing wooden hive parts, meaning nothing needs goes to waste when you start swapping over. … Continue reading
Well, our poly nuc hive has been proving very popular and we have developed an eke to convert the hive into a 14×12 jumbo hive. The product is currently in production and is expected to be with us in about 2-3 … Continue reading
Well, if you’ve had a good Spring, with all the warm weather and strong nectar flow, you will probably have a few supers to come off. You can use porter bee escapes in your crownboard to clear the supers of … Continue reading
Please be advised that current dispatch time for orders is up to 1 week. We apologise for any inconvenience and we are currently looking into improving this matter.