Pigeon Mountain Trading Company offers the highest quality bees, beekeeping equipment and supplies at affordable prices. We have everything you need to start a hive and carry it through to a productive season of harvesting, extracting, and processing your honey.

Whether you are a master beekeeper or the beginner, Pigeon Mountain Trading Company has everything you need to maintain a healthy and productive colony. Make us your one-stop shop for your beekeeping needs. 

Have a question? Our experts are here to help! Contact us by email or visit our location.

 The new 2014 beekeeping supplies catalog is now available for download here! 

Check out our new Semi-Vented Bee Wear! Available now, online! 


Packaged Bees




Prices for 2014 package bees are:

  • Customer Pick Up: $124.34   **NEW PRICE**  

  • Delivered USPS: $173.44   **NEW PRICE**

Our three ponud of package bees also comes with an Italian Queen bee.    Hiving Package Instructions

 Note: CA Sales tax varies; must be determined by customer's address. GA residents add 7% sales tax.



Prices for 2014 Nucs are:

  • Customer Pick Up: $195.04   **NEW PRICE**

  • Delivered USPS: $260.49   **NEW PRICE**

 Our nucs are five deep or medium frames of eggs, larva, capped brood and honey with an Italian Queen. About 4 to 5 lbs of bees and brood. This is a hive halfway filled out already, about 6 weeks of work for a package of bees to accomplish if all goes well.

Note: CA Sales tax varies; must be determined by customer's address. GA residents add 7% sales tax.

Shipping of bees: Pigeon Mountain Trading Company® can only guarantee that the bees are delivered to the carrier of the customer's choice in good condition. We cannot and do not in any way guarantee that the carrier you choose will deliver the bees to you in good condition. PMTC is no longer liable for the bees once they are accepted by the carrier; our only liability is to deliver the bees to the carrier of the customer's choice in good condition. We insure all of our bee packages with the carrier. In the event that your bees arrive dead or damaged, refunds will be processed by the carrier, not Pigeon Mountain Trading Company®. For USPS delivery, please check your bees before accepting the package and do not accept them if they are dead. You must file a claim immediately with the postmaster directly. Pigeon Mountain will not offer live bees shipped by air for the 2014 season. Shipments of live bees shipped by the United States Post Office ground of over 10,000 packages of live bees were delivered successfully 99.5 percent of the time. The Post Office also insures the packages and processes any claims in a timely manner. For 2012 and 2013 overnight air shipments of live bees resulted in more than 40% in 2012 and more than 70% in 2013 of the packages being destroyed in transit and not delivered to the customers successfully! Pick up of bees: If the customer prefers to pick up the bees at our store and apiary in LaFayette, GA, the customer accepts full responsibility and liability of the the bees after pick up. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required on all live bee orders. Once you select a shipping date, it cannot be altered without the permission of PMTC.


 Complete Deluxe Standard Hive with Bees:


Queen Bees:

PMTC, is now accepting orders for our Complete Deluxe Standard Hive with Bees for 2014 season. Customer Pickup only, please call into our store to place your order (706) 638-1491. Thanks

Price for 2014 Complete Dekuxe Standard Hive with Bees are:

  • Customer Pick Up Only: $469.93 For 8 or 10 Frame.
     **NEW PRICE**

Get a headstart with our full working colony and queen. It is a fast, easy, and convenient way to start your beekeeping this season.


PMTC keeps queen bees ready to ship throughout the season. Please call into our store to place to order Queen bees.     (706) 638-1491 - Thanks 

Price for 2014 finest quality Italian Queens are:

  • Unmarked-Price is $32.13/each plus shipping. **NEW PRICE**

  • Marked-Price is $40.46/each plus shipping.  **NEW PRICE**


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106 North Duke Street, Lafayette, GA 30728 • Phone: (706) 638-1491 • Fax: (706) 638-8488