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 absolutely committed to providing you with what you need to make your season successful 

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 right through the year, 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:

Floor, hive doc or wooden paraffin dipped 

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