Auction day tomorrow!

The PBKA Beekeeping Auction is on tomorrow (Saturday 30th April) at the Brithdir Hall, Withybush Showground at Haverfordwest.

Viewing starts at 11.00am, with the auction starting promptly at 1pm.

If you are bringing items for the auction (not bees!) please bring them this evening (Friday) after 6pm, or tomorrow on auction day from 9.00am. Note that all lots must be in place before 11.00am.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Reminder – Beekeeping Auction – Saturday 30th April

Just a reminder that the famous PBKA Auction this year is on Saturday 30th April at the Brithdir Building, Withybush Showground, Haverfordwest.

Viewing commences at 11am and the auction starts at 1pm. If you have any beekeeping items or bees to sell, please contact the PBKA Treasurer, Barbara Pegg on 01437 563392 as soon as possible.

Auction - Word and Gavel for Final Bid

PBKA Auction

Note that the PBKA Auction this year is on Saturday 30th April at the Brithdir Building, Withybush Showground, Haverfordwest. Viewing commences at 11am and the auction starts at 1pm. If you have any beekeeping items or bees to sell, please contact the PBKA Treasurer, Barbara Pegg on 01437 563392 as soon as possible.

PBKA Auction 2014

Details

The annual auction takes place next Saturday, 3rd May, at the Brithdir Hall, Withbush Showground, Haverfordwest, SA62 4BW.

As usual there will be bees, some with hives: used equipment and some new items available.

Viewing starts at 11.00 am and the auction starts at 1.00 pm.

Light refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the day.

Information for sellers

Bees for sale this must be delivered to the showground on Wednesday, 30th April – contact Tom Pegg on 01437 563392 for details.

Equipment for sale can be be delivered on the morning of the auction between 9.00 am and 11.00 am – late entries may be refused.

10% of the sale value of bees or equipment will be retained for association funds.

Information for buyers

Viewing starts at 11.00 am and the sale starts at 1.00 pm.

Bees will have been checked for  by the seasonal bee inspector before sale.  Bees cannot be viewed – printed details of each lot will be available (frame type, hive type if applicable,  frames with brood, queen year, temperament).

A buyers ticket must be obtained from the desk before bidding.

Payment must be made on the day by cash or cheque.

Items must be collected only after payment has been made.

Questions?

Contact Tom Pegg on 01437 563392.

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Auction of Bees – Prices

Prices paid for bees at today’s PBKA Auction of bees and equipment were as follows.

Bees on frames

2 frames brood – £88

3 frames brood – £125 to £140

4 frames brood – £150 to £175

5 frames brood – £155 to £190

8 frames brood – £205

bees in nucs or hives

Nat hives 4/5 frames brood – £200 to £240

Nuc with 2 1/2 frames brood – £150

WBC – 6 super frames brood – £205

WBC – 1/2 frame brood – £130

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