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Breeder Queens

VSH Straight Run Breeder


VSH Italian/Allegro Breeder


Pol-line Breeder


VSH Pol-line 2.2 Breeder


VSH Carniolan/Spartan Breeder


AI Breeder Queens ordered with specific custom selection requirements will be $325.00 on up. Plus shipping for all queens.

Honey Bee Semen


Price per microliter. Plus shipping


For custom insemination please give us a call or fill out the contact form.

A VP VSH Cordovan-colored Italian breeder queen, very popular with some of our customers
One of our VSH Spartan breeder queens; Carniolan and dark VSH synergizing very well in this phenotype
Shipping: Mid-April through Late-October

We do have some production flexibility (depending on the weather). You may certainly request your order for a specific date, however we're not going to sacrifice a breeder queen's quality to meet a shipping date: Our goal is to produce the best quality stock. For early Spring grafting from our queens, we recommend you order to take delivery in September - November and over-Winter your breeders. We'll be in touch as we get nearer to actual shipping dates. We will contact you prior to shipping your order.

To finalize your order

Please check over your invoice. Pay to lock in your order: we accept personal/biz checks or credit cards. (Credit card info is taken over the telephone to ensure security, please call to pay with your card).

Custom Insemination Service

Our Custom insemination service is very flexible. One option is to ship your properly aged virgins to our facility. Once inseminated with our semen, your queens are shipped back to you. Please Contact us for more details on this service and allow us to provide you a quote. Use the contact form and we'll be glad to reach out to you.

Shipping: We take every step to see that the breeder queens you order arrive healthy and ready to work for you. We use UPS Next Day Air service. UPS does not guarantee live delivery-- they have performed well over the years. If the weather is poor, we'll hold off on shipping.
International Orders: We can ship semen anywhere in the world. Please check with your laws regarding importation of honey bee germplasm before you contact us. To buy semen for making AI crosses, you must be able to legally receive imported honey bee semen from the USA. If you are unsure, contact your Agriculture Departement or Customs office.
Drone and test colony yard at VP Queen Bees
Prior to sending us a contact form or calling, please have this information ready: Your first and last name, your full address, zip code & phone number, list strain(s), quantity and desired delivery date(s), list any special selection instructions. (color, type of cross, etc.)
Thank you