When ordering LIVE BEES -- USPS is your ONLY option

This option is ONLY for LIVE BEES. The only shipping option available for live bees is the USPS. Live bees can only be shipped inside the contiguous United States. Although other shipping options are listed below, the USPS is the only carrier that ships live bees. If you are not ordering live bees, please select another shipping option below. Live bees are excluded from free shipping.



Free Shipping on Orders Over $125 and Under 50 Pounds

Free Shipping is available only to the lower 48 states in the United States of America. All orders that qualify for free shipping may be shipped with a carrier of our choice. Depending on the size of your item(s), we may ship your order USPS, FedEx or freight. You can expect delivery of your items in seven to ten working days. If your order weighs more than 50 pounds, you will not receive free shipping. You may choose to break your order up into smaller parts to achieve the free shipping.


Unfortunately, Alaska and Hawaii are considered International destinations by carrier services. 

If you live in Alaska or Hawaii you will be contacted with an accurate shipping cost by Pigeon Mountain Trading Company®.


Customer Pickup

All orders may be picked up at our store, free of charge:  106 North Main Street. LaFayette, Georgia  30728


FedEx is our carrier of choice for most items.

A physical address is required as FedEx will not deliver to a P.O. Box. Despite our best efforts, shipping costs may vary slightly from the price stated at check out. Please note: at this time, package bees are shipped through the United States Postal Service. 

If you prefer to use a shipping option other than FedEx Ground, please call the store for your options.

Orders are shipped within 3 to 10 business days depending on availability and processing time of order, which can may take up to 5 days.

We can ship products via FedEx worldwide, as long as FedEx services the delivery address. If you would prefer a freight quote, please contact us.

Also, some items that are large in size and light in weight will incur over-size charge with FedEx. We will advise you of this when applicable and will require your approval prior to shipping.

*Orders received after 1pm EST or on holidays will not ship until the next business day. Orders placed on the weekend will not be processed until Monday, and will ship on Tuesday.


Weight limits:  FedEx does not ship packages over 150 lbs.

If your order exceeds 75 lbs., contact the store and we will provide you with a freight quote. If you prefer to use FedEx, then you may place multiple orders so that your weight limit does not exceed the FedEx restrictions.


Shipping costs will vary if you live in Alaska or Hawaii.

You will be contacted with an accurate shipping cost by Pigeon Mountain Trading Company®.