Live Package Bees

Start a new hive or add to your existing apiary with high-quality honey bee packages from Mann Lake. We’ve been shipping honey bees all over the USA for years, and we’re happy to help you start or add to your beeyard!

Types of Bees

Depending on your location and your experience with honey bees, there are a few different types of package bees you can choose. Here are just a few of our bee species:

Saskatraz Package Bees

Saskatraz worker bees are known for their honey production, wintering ability, temperament, tracheal mite resistance, varroa tolerance/resistance.

Carniolan Package Bees

Carniolan worker bees are gentle and easy to work with, making them ideal for newcomers to beekeeping. They’re great honey producers and are effective forager bees.

Italian Package Bees

Italian bees are also gentle and great foragers and high honey producers. They build comb at a highly effective rate and also have high mite resistance.

Russian-Hybrid Package Bees

Russian worker bees are great guard bees, excellent at wintering and can rear massive amounts of brood.

Beekeeping Supplies and More

Package bees include a queen bee. If you’re purchasing a queen bee from Mann Lake, she will be shipped in a queen cage to ensure a safe arrival and a successful introduction to your drone bees and the colony. Shop everything beekeeping to go with your package bes here at Mann Lake!