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Our Mission

"It is our mission to manage the resources and assets of the deeded and leased lands that we have for long-term sustainability, while conserving and improving our environment and communities.   We will fulfill our mission by operating in a manner consistent with our core values, while at the same time develop our Ranch into an efficient, profitable and self-sustaining business."


Our Bees

"Today, our apiary consists of a naturally developed genetic cross between Carnelian, Russian, and Caucasian honey bees that we have produced through selective breeding to promote the traits that we feel meet our needs here in Wyoming.  We also guarantee our queens until the end of June and are available for help whenever you may need a hand or a friendly suggestion.  - We Succeed When You Do!"

"Unlike most commercial apiaries or 'bee brokers' in Wyoming, we don't send our bees out of state during the Winter for a vacation. Our bees work for a living and our Winter survivor traits are what sets our bees apart, they are truly ranch raised in the the wind and the rain, and the cold and the snow."

Our 2022 Ranch Raised Nucs & Queens are for sale now.

Don't wait for the last minute, they wont last!

Estimated Delivery Date is 21MAY22


Our Beef

"The beef that we sell to our customers is from fourteen day, dry aged, grass fed, Black Angus Cattle, and professionally processed by one of our local, family owned, USDA Inspected processing facilities.  What you receive from us is exactly what we feed to our family, which is to say organic, ranch raised beef with no antibiotic residue.  We also provide custom finishing upon request to our customers wanting beef quarters and halves.  In this time of shortage and uncertainty, know that we can keep you fed with quality Wyoming Beef at a fair price shipped directly to your door."

"Be practical as well as generous in you ideals.  Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground."

- Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States of America

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"What's the secret to success?  Right decisions.  How do you make right decisions?  Experience.  How do you get experience?  Wrong decisions."

- John Wayne, American actor


Considerations When Buying Bees

  • Where did the bees originate from, (i.e., are they local)?

  • Is the Seller a commercial beekeeper, or a bee broker?

  • Can the Seller produce an Apiary Inspection Report from their State Agency          documenting health and compliance?

  • Have the bees been treated for mites prior to purchase?

  • What breed(s) of bees are being sold, and why?

  • Does the Seller guarantee their queens after the purchase has been completed, and if so for how long?

  • How long have the queens been actively laying eggs?

  • When were the bees last inspected?

"Whether you buy your bees from us or someone else, be sure to know exactly what you are buying.  Inexpensive bees aren't necessarily a bargain, you get what you pay for."

"The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is the nature of wisdom."
- Samuel Smiles, Scottish author

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Grass Fed


Demand Quality, Buy Wyoming!


Contact the Ranch



PO Box 63

Chugwater, WY 82210

United States

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