$190 - 4 Frame Overwintered Nucleus Colony
Get a head start with a locally overwintered nuc
This option begins with a queen cell from my apiary's cell builder colony. Only after surviving the long, wet, cold Northeast Indiana winter is the 4 Frame Nuc ready for purchase.
A 4 Frame Overwintered Nuc consists of:
Three Frames of Brood in Various Stages
Four frames of Bees
Marked IQBA Queen
Just prior to purchase, the colony will be transferred into a reusable five-frame corrugated plastic box. This option typically expands to fill two deep brood boxes in 4-5 weeks. Before the June honey flow, splitting may be necessary. By the second week of April, these nucs are usually ready to pick up.
Pre-ordering your 4 Frame Overwintered Nuc is highly recommended. These are only available in a limited quantity. To get detailed information regarding availability and other crucial information, click on the image above.