Starting off with a nucleus colony in early Spring is the simplest way to startup a new bee hive. Our Nucs are started with a new, 2020, Aurora Italian Queen, early and raised on a healthy, natural nectar source before we bring them into our yard.
-5 deep frames
-Actively laying unmarked queen
-Brood in all stages of development
-Strong existing colony of worker and drone bees
-Ample stores of pollen and nectar/honey
-Waxed cardboard or plastic Jester transport nuc box