Bee Mart

Bee Mart

WELCOME TO HEXHAM BEEKEEPERS MART, HBKA MEMBERS ONLY

For full details of items available please contact beemart@hexhambeekeepers.co.uk. You must be a FULL, COUNTRY or PARTNER member of Hexham Beekeepers Association to participate as buyer or seller (LOCAL or ASSOCIATE members are not eligible)

If you wish to sell bees or equipment, please send details to beemart@hexhambeekeepers.co.uk. You should include location, price and a description of max 25 words. You will be allocated a lot number and your name and contact details will be supplied to HBKA members on request.

Section A – Bees from our trusted sellers. These beekeepers have years of experience in keeping bees and will help relocate the bees into your hive if required. All trusted sellers have demonstrated at our HBKA teaching sessions.

Lot NumberDescription of Queen, Colony Condition, Temparament, etc & Location of VendorPrice
103April 2022. Tyne Valley. Gentle, local Dark Bees on 11 frames, marked white Queen, brood on 6 frames and 5 stores.  Colony raised without any chemicals. Mentoring provided £200  3 colonies available£200
104April 2022 Tyne Valley. Gentle, local Dark Bees on 6 frames, marked white Queen, brood on 4 frames and 2 stores.  Colony raised without any chemicals. Mentoring provided £140. 3 nucs available£140

Section B – Bees available from other members

Lot NumberDescription of Queen, Colony Condition, Temparament, etc & Location of VendorPrice
201 May 2022 Ponteland Two colonies and their hives.  Will need to be inspected if interested.  Price to be negotiated on inspection. (Beekeeper retiring)
2025 or 6 colonies/nucs/settled swarms available during the summer. All calm local bees.  Minimal mentoring.  All proceeds to West End Refugees/Air Ambulance.  £150-£180 depending on size.  East of Hexham

Section C – Equipment

Lot Number Description of Equipment & Its Condition, Age, Amount, etcPrice
301(Beekeeper retiring Ponteland area) One stainless steel radial, manual extractor.  Used twice.  £200 ?
One honey press made in beech by myself, used only a couple of times.  £30 ?
Foundation new, British standard size super and brood, wired and unwired.  Most in 10s as purchased.  Total present retail value approx. £650.  Will split.  Half Thornes present-day  price.
Unused half and one pound jars and lids: half pound cut comb cartons.  Again half present day retail price.
Shed full of BS brood and super boxes and frames.  Most of these have had anything up to 40 years use and will require sterilising.  No sensible offer refused on all or some of them.  Shed must be emptied!