5 Frame NUC 

Medium or Deep

5 Frame Nucleus colony complete

with bees, laying Queen, eggs and brood.  Includes a transport box .......$187

Available mid May depending on the weather.

  - Marked Queen add $5

Package Bees

Gentle honeybees with a marked, mated queen.

     Two pound packages...........$125

     Three pound packages........$137

Tentative pick up date April 4 depending on the weather.  

  FBM two pound packages.......$125 

Tentative pick up date April 6 subject to weather.



Production Queen  $35

   Carniolan - Italian  

Premium Queens*   $45

   Purdue "Mite Chewer" 

   Canadian Buckfast

Queens Marked $5 additional


The dates of availability may be earlier or later depending on the weather. All bees will be available for pickup or shipping in the order deposit is paid. Final payment is due 10 days prior to pickup. No refunds for no shows. $40 nonrefundable fee if canceled after February 15, 2020.  We guarantee bees are in good condition at the time they are picked up and we are not responsible for bees once they leave our premises.

*F1 Daughter of II Breeder Queen.

NUCs are local pick up only. All bees on frames are included.  Packages and Queens can be shipped. Shipping costs are extra.  For shipping we only guarantee the bees were in good condition at the time they were delivered to the Postal Service (USPS) or UPS.  We are not liable for the bees once they are accepted by the carrier.


We accept cash, check, or PayPal.


If you are new to beekeeping we recommend you start with two or more hives. Two hives allows you to compare how they grow and also allows you to share resources.  As an example if you have a weak hive with only a few frames of brood and your other colony is strong with a lot of bees and brood you can give the weak hive a frame of brood from the strong colony. There are other reasons to keep 2 or more, but if you are comfortable starting with one your first year then start with one!

If you have any questions about the nucs feel free to contact us. Beekeeping is a fun and interesting hobby.  We wish you the very best of luck in your new adventure!! 

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