Nucs

All our nuclei come supplied on 5 / 6 British standard national frames. They contain a family of bees and a Mated Buckfast queen which is marked to the year accordingly (2019 Green / 2020 Blue). Our breeders produce Buckfast queens for our nucs using genetic principles. Special breeders of desired lines are selected for hygienic behaviour from amongst the best breeder colonies; those that have proven to be productive and display all desired characteristics. These are not only some of the best nucs in the UK they are some of the most placid and productive bees you will ever handle!

All nucs exceed Fera Guidelines, see here. We are fully DASH Accredited suppliers.

Available for postage to all Mainland UK or collection from our workshop in Cheltenham (sealed) - collection dates are arranged April / May onward in relation to your position in the queue. We will contact you to make arrangements when we know your bees are ready, only at this point we can give you accurate timescales. Persistent calling will not help matters.

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  • 5 Frame Nucleus 2020

    £220.00

    PRE ORDER FOR MAY 2020 - Our 5 frame nucs are supplied in a free reusable correx travel box with a marked 2020 mated Buckfast queen. Reared up early in the season to begin distribution May onward (weather permitting*). Provided on British Standard National frames with brood at all stages and bees. It is important you read all the description before ordering

  • Collected Overwintered 6 Frame Nucleus 2020

    £240.00

    PRE ORDER FOR APRIL 2020 - An overwintered 6 frame nuc supplied with a marked 2019 mated Buckfast queen eager and ready to begin a new season. Provided on British National frames with brood and bees at all stages. Including a free Paynes Poly Nuc. It is important you read all the description before ordering

  • Posted Overwintered 5 Frame Nucleus 2020

    £230.00

    PRE ORDER FOR APRIL 2020 - An overwintered 5 frame nuc supplied with a marked 2019 mated Buckfast queen eager and ready to begin a new season. Provided on British National frames with brood and bees at all stages. Including a free reusable correx travel box. It is important you read all the description before ordering

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