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 corflute nucleus box AND
2 x flat-pack super boxes
13 x Langstroth frames (+ 5 frames in nucleus box = 18 frames)
1 x Hive Doctor plastic original bottom board with tray
1 x treated and painted, timber migratory lid with metal cover
1 x stainless steel queen excluder
1 x Emlock strap
All new, raw NZ pine boxes require assembly, treatment and painting
Nucleus hives typically contain:
· 5 x frames eggs/ capped/ uncapped brood – all stages
· 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
Lifetime after sales phone support to assist with your beekeeping journey.
To provide the least interruption and stress to the bees, we recommend collection after dark.
Collection only from Coutts Crossing, NSW.
Please note: we are currently taking orders for bees for collection in Spring 2021 (dependent on favourable weather conditions).
Please note: Price is exclusive of GST and will be added at checkout.
If you would prefer to pay 50% deposit, with the balance payable upon collection, please send us your email address, phone number and what you'd like to order and we will send you an invoice.