Welcome to Native Irish Buckfast queens and bees

Our Irish Buckfast Group will this year offer a limited number of nucleus colonies for sale.

  We are now taking orders for Nuc's for 2018Cool


Each  nucleus will have the following criteria to ensure only top quality nuke's are supplied.

(1) A selected top quality home bred Irish Buckfast Queen (bred this year 2018)

(2) Queen will be marked with correct colour for 2018

(3) Been checked for disease

(4) At least 4 frames with bees on them all

(5) Brood on at least 3 frames

(6) At least one frame of stores

(7) all combs will be in good condition and fitted with 2018 wax

(8) If posted out, a plywood nuke box suitable for postage will be supplied (extra cast)


 (9) We will supply any size of frame to suit you and your hives at no extra cost.








New for 2018

 We thank all our 2017 customers and hope all our queens over wintered wellCoolCool

Our Native Irish Buckfast Queens are bred here in Ireland from several strains that have existed and been bred here for many years.

You do not need to be a member to order Queens from us, we will supply top quality Buckfast queens to all beekeepers.

Requeen your hives in 2018 with our queens and see for your self how much easeir beekeeping can be.Cool 

Reasons to buy Buckfast.

Irish Buckfast queen breeding group web site.

Breeding Better Irish queens for Irish Beekeepers.

We are members of the Federation of Irish Beekeepers

Each queen is selected for (1) High productivatyCool

                                       (2) Resistance to Disease

                                       (3) Disinclination to swarm

                                       (4) Hardiness and ability to over winter

                                       (5) Calm Behaviour (they do not run around frames)

                                      (6) To have a boundless capacity for work in foraging 

                                      (7) To further improve over wintering 


    This is only some of the favourable traits we breed for, we do not breed for good temper this comes as standard. Our Irish Buckfast bees already over winter BETER than most other strains but this is one of the only traits we feel we can even more improve on.




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Tom McCann | Reply 06.07.2017 21.37

have you any nuc's left and how much? please. I'll be passing through there tomorrow I know it's short notice but just said I'd take a chance.
Thank you

gavin fraser | Reply 26.03.2017 15.39

are you sold out this year

Stiofain | Reply 10.03.2017 07.36

How much are the nucs

Buckfast Group 10.03.2017 19.27

Stiofain, please see our web shop for full details on prices.

Irish Buckfast Group | Reply 04.02.2017 19.45

We still have a few nuc's for sale for 2017, please use our web shop.

Kevin Feerick | Reply 03.02.2017 23.46

Please let me know the cost of a nuk for collection in 2017..had native Irish but all died in winter 2015 ..wish to get back to beekeeping in 2017

Irish Buckfast group | Reply 06.11.2016 22.42

Hi , to place a order for 2017 please visit our "Contact" page where you can order on line. Irish Buckfast group.

GARY MCCONNELL | Reply 01.11.2016 11.25

Hi i would like to place a order for 2017

GER | Reply 11.07.2016 00.07

Hi ,
I'll require a few mated queens in the next few weeks. Do you have some
for sale, if so when where and how much ? Thanks GER

William Ryan | Reply 21.06.2016 19.52

Have you queens available now or soon?

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06.07 | 21:37

have you any nuc's left and how much? please. I'll be passing through there tomorrow I know it's short notice but just said I'd take a chance.
Thank you

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are you sold out this year

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