Supplying Beekeeping Equipment for Over 52 Years

Western Bee has been your no-gimmick, low-overhead bee supply dealer since 1965. We're eagerly looking forward to serving you, our valued customer, for the next 50 years. Thank you for trusting us with all your beekeeping needs.
We understand beekeeping because we keep bees.

Ultimate Hobby Kit

The Western Bee Ultimate Hobby Kit includes two brood chambers, two supers, suit, gloves, smoker, feeder, frames, queen excluder, cover, bottom, hive tool and more. Over $525 (assembled) if ordered separately. Ultimate Hobby Kits are shipped free to you.

Ultimate Hobby Kit

Shop Bee Equipment Online

Our large e-Store has all your Woodenware and hive-related items. We have everything the beekeeper might need in their day-to-day operations. Some of our most popular categories range from Frames to Bottoms and Covers to Foundations to Hobby Kits.

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Varro Mite Control

With Vorroa mites taking a toll on beehives across the country, we stock only the best mite control products. We are proud to be able to offer Apivar® and Apiguard C/10®. You can find these and many more products in our extensive Bee Pharmacy.

Varroa Mite Control

December Specials

Western Bee Supplies can provide you with all the equipment you need to be a successful beekeeper. Looking for a good bargain? We’ll post our monthly specials online so you can get the best products at the lowest prices. View All Specials

Educational Information and the Latest News from Western Bee

Stay up to date with the latest news and education from Western Bee Supplies. We’ll post news regarding the beekeeping industry, as well as educational material for beekeepers of all skill levels. Have questions? Check out our FAQ and see if we have the answers.

Upcoming Bee Conventions

We will list the bee conventions we know are coming up in the near future.  If you know of one not shown, please email us and let us know the details.  Thanks!Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2017 - Idaho State Beekeepers - Boise, IDDec. 1-2, 2017 - Wyoming Beekeepers - Casper, WYJan. 9-13, 2018 - American Beekeepers Federation - Reno, NV   http://www.abfnet.org/Jan…

Veterinary Feed Directives (VFD)

As a beekeeper, whether you have one colony or 10,000 colonies,  you will need a VFD from your veterinarian to treat your colonies for foulbrood.   Western Bee can help you with this process.  Below are a couple of forms you will need to take with you to your veterinarian.  Both are printable when  you click on them.  You may also…

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Woodenware Grades for Western Bee Supplies

This is a general reference of our three different grades - Select/Clear, Commercial and Budget/Economy grades for boxes. The pictures above do not represent a worst-case scenario or a best-case scenario for each grade. In fact, the sides and ends used were randomly picked off each corresponding pallet - our goal is to give our customer an idea in the…