Starter kit: getting started and watching your hive grow is the best way to learn "on-the-job".
We supply your bees in a transportable corflute box and everything you need to grow that into a 2 box fully working hive.
Kit consists of:
5 full size langstroth frames in a coflute nucleus box AND
2 x flat-pack copper napthalated super boxes
13 x Langstroth frames (+ 5 frames in nucleus box = 18 frames)
1 x lid & base
1 x stainless steel queen excluder
1 x Emlock strap
All new, raw NZ pine: boxes requires assembly and painting
Nucleus hives typically contain:
· 2 x frames eggs/ capped/ uncapped brood – all stages
· 1 x honey and pollen
· 1 x empty foundation
· 1 x mated healthy and robust queen
· 5000 - 8000 odd bees
· Corflute box UV treated with closure and vents
AFB disease free apiary
No chemicals or antibiotics are used
To provide the least interruption and stress to the bees, we recommend pick up/delivery after dark.
Pickup Kremnos, NSW.
Please note: we are currently taking orders for bees for collection October/November (dependent on favourable weather conditions).