Complete Starter Kit: everything you need, including the bees!
The Complete Starter Kit contains everything you need to start your beekeeping journey, complete with bees, and 2hr onsite, intensive beekeeper basics training and basic equipment.
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 and provide delivery, installation & 2hr basics of beekeeping intensive training onsite.
Kit consists of:
5 full size langstroth frames in a corflute nucleus box
2 x flat-pack copper napthalated supers,
13 x Langstroth frames (+ 5 frames in nucleus box = 18 frames)
1 x lid & base
1 x queen excluder
1 x Emlock strap
1 x beekeeping veil smock
1 x pair of long gloves
1 x hive frame holder
1 X smoker
1 X bee brush
1 X queen marking cage with plunger
1 X uncapping fork
1 X queen catcher
1 X spur wire wheel embedder
1 X hive tool
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).