NUCS OF BEES

We are now taking nuc orders for 2024

  Pre-orders for the 2024 season are now open. Our Buckfast bee nucs are in very high demand and sell very fast so order early to avoid disappointment. Pay a £50 deposit today to secure your nuc and the rest of the balance will be paid on collection or delivery

Our Buckfast bee nucs for sale are the perfect starter colony for beekeepers of any age or experience.

Buy Bees UK from an experienced beekeeper Our bees are calm on the combs and easy to handle.          

 

A 6 frame nuc of Buckfast bees for sale in a reusable correx travel box with a marked Green 2024 F1 Buckfast queen on DN4 British Standard frames making it suitable for National or WBC hives.

 

The bees we offer are ideal for someone who is just starting out or building up their apiary, These are bees from our own apiaries and have a calm temperament, they are hardworking and easy to handle and work with. We can also install the bees into your hive, please choose from the drop down menu.

Nucs will be available from around the end of may 2024 however, this is completely subject to the weather conditions during the spring.

Rating: 4.6666666666667 stars
18 votes

A 5 Frame Langstroth nuc of Buckfast bees for sale in a reusable correx travel box with a marked Green 2024 F1 Buckfast queen on standard Langstroth Frames which are also suitable for both Langstroth hives and the flow hive.

 

The bees we offer are ideal for someone who is just starting out or building up their apiary, These are bees from our own apiaries and have a calm temperament, they are hardworking and easy to handle and work with.

 

Langstroth Nucs will be available from around june 2024 however, this is completely subject to the weather conditions during the spring.

A 6 frame nuc of overwintered Buckfast bees for sale in a reusable correx travel box with a marked Red F1 Buckfast queen on DN4 British Standard frames making it suitable for National or WBC hives.

The bees we offer are ideal for someone who is just starting out or building up their apiary, These are bees from our own apiaries and are excellent calm temperament and hardworking bees, We can also install the bees into your hive, please choose from the drop down menu.


Nucs will be available from around Mid May 2024 however, this is completely subject to the weather conditions during the spring.

Rating: 5 stars
16 votes

A six frame Polly Overwintered nuc of bees for sale with a F1 marked Red Buckfast Queen on DN4 British Standard frames making it suitable for National or WBC hives.

The bees we offer are ideal for someone who is just starting out or building up their apiary, These are bees from our own apiaries and are excellent clam temperament and hardworking bees., We can also install the bees into your hive, please choose from the drop down menu.


Nucs will be available from around Mid May 2024 however, this is completely subject to the weather conditions during the spring.

Rating: 4.875 stars
16 votes

All of our Queen bees are marked

To mark a Queen we find her which can take some time and then mark her on the thorax with a queen marking pen.

Queen bee marking is usually done for two reasons. The first is that with the Queen bee marked she is usually easier to find when you look for her. I am keen on having the Queen bee marked as finding an unmarked Queen bee can prove quite difficult.

The other main reason the Queen bee is marked is that the colour she is marked with signifies which year she was born or raised in. The colour system used for the marking of Queen bees has been established by international convention, as follows:

 

 

one colour is used to signify a season. For example, yellow is designated for 2022 i will use yellow from april untill Autumn 2022, and then start the new season in april 2023 using red right through until the end of the season in Autumn 2023. We also mark the lid of the hive with the Queen year and date marked.

 


Other products you may be interested in

 

This plastic bee feeder holds approx 4 pints of syrup and it is useful for building up nucs once in there hive. The center cover prevents bees from escaping. Can be refilled with ease without removing it from the hive. fits inside an empty super.

 

4 pints = 2.25 litres = 1/2 gallon

 

Height: 92mm

Width: 215mm

 

Rating: 5 stars
11 votes