Hives

Our key to success is operating strong healthy hives using only the best artificially inseminated Italian breeding stock available. Whether you’re after single or double hives, place a pre-order now to secure your requirements for the season.

SJA is the foremost supplier of:

Single Box Hives
Single Box Hives are a great idea for existing, as well as new operations that require a ‘complete’ hive purchase ready for use.

Each hive is built with all new hive ware in-house to our own exacting standards and comprises of the following:

  • Paraffin dipped wooden floor
  • Full depth super – premium grade untreated timber, assembled, paraffin dipped and painted
  • Hive mat 21mm
  • Hive lid sprung end .55 gauge galvanised
  • 7 Frames of bees, brood and stores
  • 3 Frame internal feeder
  • Newly mated Italian queen (BettaBee Genetics)
  • Guaranteed AFB free at the time of purchase

When can I order?
Single Box Hive sales run from September through to March each year, and orders are normally allocated three to 12 months in advance. Quantities can range from 10 to 1000+ per order. Place your order
Double Hives
SJA offers a limited number of Double Box Honey Hives to the market each autumn/winter. These hives provide operators with a spring-ready hive alternative primed for early splitting opportunities. Place your order now

Each double is one to two seasons old and sold as follows:

  • Paraffin dipped wooden floor
  • Full depth super – premium grade untreated timber, assembled, paraffin dipped and painted
  • Hive mat 21mm
  • Hive lid sprung end .55 gauge galvanised
  • 17 frames of bees, brood and stores
  • 3 frame internal feeder
  • Autumn mated Italian queen (BettaBee Genetics)
  • Guaranteed AFB free at the time of purchase

When can I order?
Double Hives are only available in limited numbers each year, and are available during May and June for immediate pickup. Place your order