Sunday, September 19, 2021

Some considerations before you are getting bees into your backyard

Where can I buy bees?  Well, right here:   Buying bees in Perth Western Australia


But, before you do that, lets have a look at a few considerations prior getting bees:


Allergies and allergic reactions to bee stings:

Bee stings can cause allergic local reactions and worst case anaphylactic shocks and is not to be underestimated and ignored when taking up beekeeping. It should be on your list to check with family members, members of your house hold, regular visitors and your neighbors if they indeed have allergic reactions to bee stings. If unsure its best to talk to your health care professional to find out about testing for allergies if you are concerned.

Western Australian Amateur Association had a great guest speaker on allergies and anaphylaxis which I suggest watching. The video initially has a sound issue but works after a few minutes. WAAS guest speaker on 
allergies and anaphylaxis

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

DPIRD Rules and regulations around buying and selling bees / nucleus colonies / NUCs in WA Australia

 Important Notice to all our customers in regards to purchasing bees


BE WORTH IT has recently been contacted by the Departement of Primary Industries (DPIRD) during their general and annual reminder for all vendors selling queens, bee hives and NUCs / nucleus colonies and ensuring all sellers of bees are up to date with the current legislation going into the new season.

Please read below rules which apply when purchasing bees.

DPIRD rules basically say:    NO BEEKEEPING REGISTRATION = NO BEES.

Hence it is MANDATORY you inform us of your beekeeping identifier within our online form when submitting your orders on our website found here


Some considerations before you are getting bees into your backyard

Where can I buy bees?   Well, right here:    Buying bees in Perth Western Australia But, before you do that, lets have a look at a few cons...