2024 Nuc Pickup Dates
May 24 & May 31 in Highland, UT, 6-9 PM
June 7, 2023 in Spring City, UT, 6-9 PM
6:00 pm transfer nucs, 9:00 pm (dusk) drive home with your bees.
CHECK OUT THIS POST FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OUR NUC PICKUPS. You will need to bring a hive and transfer the bees into your equipment during the pickup.
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What is A Nucleus Colony?
Nuc (pronounced “Nuke”) is short for hive nucleus. A nuc is a 5-frame starter colony of honeybees with a queen. The 5 deep frames contain worker bees, drawn comb, a laying queen, eggs, larvae, and sealed and emerging brood. Nucs do not include the beehive boxes.
Packages can be installed into any type of hive, while nucs are limited to deep Langstroth boxes only.
To produce these nucs, we either split a colony and grow it onto 5 frames, or install a package into one of our nuc boxes and grow the bees onto 5 deep frames.
The advantage of a nucleus colony is that we help the bees get through the tricky spring weather fluctuations before we sell them to you. That way, there is a greater chance they will thrive/surviv
These come with a health certificate, upon request. They are guaranteed to be disease-free for 30 days. Please report any queen issues within 10 days.
Check out THIS POST for information about the nuc pickups. You will need to bring a hive and transfer the bees into your equipment during the pickup.
VIDEO Transferring A Nuc