5 Frame Nuc – Pickup May 22, 2020
5 Frame Nuc – With Brood, Queen and Bees
These Nucs are made up from overwintered colonies from an experienced beekeeper located in the Fraser Valley region of BC.
All nucs will come with inspection paperwork from the BC Ministry of Agriculture (if imported) in accordance with the Bee Act and are approved for import by Alberta Agriculture. There’s nothing you need to do other then register your new hives once you receive them!
What’s in a “5 Frame Nuc”?
Your new 5 frame nuc will consists of a bee tight transport box and 5 Langstroth deep frames of drawn comb. The frames will be a mixture of newer wood and one piece frames. And contain:
- 2-3 Frames of Brood & Hatching Brood
- 2-3 Frames of Honey & Pollen and open Comb
All of our nucs and hives are from overwintered colonies and contain high quality, professional breed queens.
Pickup in Calgary Alberta on the evening of May 22, 2020. Date, time and location subject to change based on weather or other events.
- Come prepared to handle live bees! Arrive early if you need to purchase bee suits, gloves, veils etc.
- Closing up, taping, netting and securing the nucs for transportation is the responsibility of the purchaser. We can not be responsible for bees that over heat once they are out of our care!
- Should you wish to pre-inspect your nucs, arrangements can be made. Please contact us directly.
- These nucs will need to be transferred into larger equipment immediately. Please have equipment prepared in advance to ensure a smooth transition. We can assist with hive equipment if needed.
- Any issues or concerns must be brought to our attention within 48 hours of receiving your bees.
- Full payment required at time of ordering.