Supplying Beekeeping Equipment for Over 50 Years

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

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 $475 (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

August 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.

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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…

Our Improved Western Bee Website

We hope that you enjoy the changes we've made to our site. We'll be posting monthly specials, news, educational materials and upcoming events so you can stay informed on the latest in beekeeping.Be sure to sign up for our e-news at the bottom right of our site to stay up-to-date on everything Western Bee!