The following members of the Buckeye Queen Producers offer queens for sale.  While all members are encouraged to practice Queen Rearing Best Management Practices to help ensure production of high quality productive queens, the Buckeye Queen Producers cannot be responsible for individual members.

Members with Queens For Sale:

Tim Arheit -

New World Carniolian - Queen cells, mated queens and virgin queens available. See website for pricing and details.

Peggy Garnes -

Peggy Garnes has been keeping bees for over 15 years. Currently President of the Medina Beekeepers, she is active on many levels in the beekeeping world. Peggy has been raising queens and selling nucs for several years. Italian based survivor stock with cold weather, hygienic genes added from select drone stock. call 330-723-6265 for additional information

Joe Kovaleski -

For ordering or additional info email or call 740-632-7500 Queens are Carniolan - VSH - Purdue Ankle Biters Mated Queens(marked) $40. Virgin Queens $25. Queen Cells $10. Pickup or shipment method of your choice -

Dan O'Hanlon -

Dan O'Hanlon has been a beekeeper & queen producer in West Virginia for many decades. He is an officer in his local bee club and the founder of the West Virginia Queen Producers, an organization dedicated to supporting local queen producers. Dan led the effort to pass the first bill in the nation granting beekeepers immunity from civil liability. Dan was selected as the 2011 Beekeeper of the Year by the WV Beekeepers Association.

Dwight Wells -

Dwight has severial decades of beekeeping experience. He is an officer in his local bee club. A founding member of the HHBBC, collaborating with Purdue University in their Breeding Program. Active in Varroa Mite Management, giving presentations in Ohio and the Midwest about Mite Management. Dwight is a Director on the OSBA Board and VP of the BQP. We have several trait lines that have Varroa Mite grooming behavior, along with VSH and Hygentic behavior. We also have other breeder queens that are survivor stock crossed with Purdue genetics. Email is or call 937 477 9251

Dan Williams -

COMING 2015. VSH CARNIOLANS from Dan will be raising queens this year mainly from Joe Latshaw's Italian breeders. (Other breeder queens may be used throughout the season) Queens are open-mated in mating yards that are flooded with drones from overwintered stock. (Drone mother colonies include Carniolan VSH, Italian VSH, Michael Palmer stock, and stock from other Northern Queen rearers) Dan runs a sustainable operation, only using his own overwintered nucleus colonies to increase and replace losses. There are no southern packages used in his operation. Queens are $25 and marked for free. For more information inquire at or