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Nucs for sale with locally raised queens who are daughters of winter survivor mothers

photo nucsNucs with my locally raised 2017 queens bred from local survivor mothers. Queen mothers may be of Italian, Carni, VSH or other desirable stock; all queen mothers have survived one to multiple winters here in SE PA. Five frames of bees, including three frames of your queen’s brood, as well as nectar and pollen.  You will take your nuc home in a waxed cardboard nuc box ($10 deposit), from which you can transfer it to an eight or ten frame medium depth box

Available now. $155

See the following sites for a discussion of the pros and cons of starting a colony with a nuc vs a package:

I am PA licensed (C2016-113, through October 12, 2017) to sell Queens and Nucleus colonies. As part of this program, my queen rearing apiaries are inspected by the PA Department of Agriculture twice a year, typically at the beginning and end of the active beekeeping season. I use no antibiotics in my beekeeping operations.

To get request a nuc, contact me via the email form at

Requests are honored on a first come, first served basis. Thank you for your interest!