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To place an ad here, contact Heather at heathersosnowski@gmail.com      Updated April 2018

 

QUEEN REARING WORKSHOP: Hives for Humanity is pleased to offer a 3 day, hands-on queen rearing workshop in the lower mainland. Phil Laflamme will instruct this workshop with assistance from Hives for Humanity’s queen rearing team. This 3-day workshop runs May 19, 20, 21. 9am-4pm daily. Tickets available: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/queen-rearing-the-foundation-of-sustainable-beekeeping-tickets-44619151082

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USED BEEKEEPING EQUIPMENT SALE: Cash and carry, 400 hive operation selling out. April 28, 29 2018, 10 am to 4 pm both days (no early birds please). 5054 112 st., Delta, BC – Big Red Barn, lots of parking.

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70-80 TEN FRAME Vernon stock colonies with overwintered queens, to be ready in late May after pollination. Two such colonies full of brood will produce 5 four-frame replacement colonies when you buy three queens, or you keep them as they are for honey production, or use them to rear your own Vernon Queens. $400/unit. Call Bill in Kelowna 250-762-8156.

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FOR SALE: Queen Rearing Frame, 100% wood, handmade by Wayne Neidig, brand new, never used. $50.00 Contact Janice Bobic at 604-298-6164 or email jbobic@telus.net.

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FOR SALE: Nucs and Queens: We are offering queens and nucs from May 15 – July 15, 2018. Will have 600+ queens and 500+ strong 4 frame nucs available which are inspected and certi ed. Nucs are of 3 frames of brood, 1 frame honey, 1 young proven laying queen. Taking orders now! Contact: Matt Nagy, 250 306 9896, mightymountainhoneyfarms@gmail.com

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NUCS FOR SALE: Strong 4-frame nucs, full depth or dadant. These are B.C. raised bees and queens. Nucs and queens available May thru September. Contact Blair and Cheryl Tarves, Similkameen Apiaries. 250-499-2555.

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WANTED: Distributors wanted for Dadant AP23 Pollen Substitute Patties and Dry. Inquire at dadant@dadant.com

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NUCS FOR SALE: Strong 5-frame, full depth nucs. Queens from hardy local stock. Available late May to end of August. Contact Marty Van Herk, Bear Creek Honey 604-845-1807 or email vanherk@telus.net

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EARLY QUEENS DIRECTLY FROM CHILE: from Pacific Queens. Mated queens from January until May. Selected by hygienic behaviour, pollen production and gentleness. Contact: www.pacificqueens.com, (+56 9) 6909 3246

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ORDER YOUR NUC TODAY. Has 3 frames of bee covered brood and a laying queen. Expected pick up date, end of May, Manitoba. Please contact: Alex for more details, cell (204) 381- 3866, or home (204) 326 8182 email: alex_reich63@yahoo.ca\

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FOR SALE: Spring 2018 – 100 nucs/splits, will build in your equipment or mine. Queen Cells – 80% mating success guaranteed will refund whatever % falls short of this. Steve Clifford, Halfmoon Bay, BC. (604)-885-9664, (306)-863-1384.

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CANADIAN RAISED QUEENS AND NUCS: Queens available March-Nov. Nucs are 4 frames: 3 of brood, 1 of pollen/honey, available April – Sept. Queens can be mailed through the postal service when needed. Contact Donna Moseanko of Wildwood Queens, Powell River: donna.moseanko@gmail.com.

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FOR SALE: 2007 Ford F450 bee truck. Reg cab, turbo diesel, 6 speed manual, 2wd. Steel deck is 8’x14’. One year old Bridgestone rubber have 3 trips BC-SK on them. New tool box, well rigged for bees. Truck was oilfield lease-back, has only 61,000 km. White in colour, no scars, has heavy aftermarket front bumper….looks and drives great; too much truck for 150 hives. (604)-885-9664, (306)-863-1384.

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VSH BEES: Inspected, ready through April (weather dependent) with overwintered, imported queens (California). Complete singles (plastic frames/waxed bodies), 4-5 frame nucs, packages, and shallows for top bar/Warre on EARLY request. Earliest bees in Canada wintered and brood-stimulated indoors, references. (250)-818-8763.

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FARM LEASE, Kelowna, BC. Looking for apiarist or combination apiarist and experienced farmers. Need to be self-sufficient and experienced. Revenue needs to be generated from the farm. Electrified bear fence (fits 50-80 hives) situated in microclimate ideal for overwintering is available.  Open to splitting space between more than one individual. 15-20 acres of cultivatable land and space for equipment. Electricity, water for fields in a moderate amount on site. A small rental suitable for one person/couple available if needed. Lease price negotiable. Please contact us at mybeezoo@gmail.com

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POSITION: Research Assistant

CONTRACTING BODY: Saskatchewan Beekeepers Development Commission

RESEARCH PROJECT:  “Exploring Prebiotic and Probiotic Feed Supplements for Honeybees and their Impacts on Colony Health.”

The successful contractor will be able to:

-preferably have beekeeping experience and a science background
-help with driving, managing and assessing colonies, supering/pulling honey, testing/treating for disease incl. Nosema, AFB and Varroa mites
-perform research tasks incl. data collection, recording, data management, writing and limited reporting
-process samples to detect Nosema and Varroa mites
-assist the Principal Investigator with all aspects of data collection and bee management, receive and follow directions, record and communicate activities
-assist with presentations, demonstrations, and extension of the project’s activities
-have good communication skills (written and verbal)

CONTRACT DURATION: 42 weeks from April 2018–Jan 2019

FINANCIAL COMPENSATION: Based on experience/education. $18-20/hour plus applicable sales taxes, with an expected 40h/week invoiced. No benefits provided, and contractor must report their self-employment income and file sales and income taxes to the government.

Contractor is responsible for travel to work site and personal safety equipment. Beekeeping equipment provided. Additional work may be available.

Send applications and resumes to:

Hannah Neil, Principal Investigator, Email: hannah.mae.neil91@gmail.com
CC Simon Lalonde, SBDC president, Email: simon@tonylalondesales.ca

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