Our Northern Nucs & Colonies

Nucs and Colonies

Package and nucs available now
Ready for pickup May thru July!

Our nucs are overwintered in upstate New York State. We offer deep (9 1/8in) or medium (6 1/4in). Each contains five wooden frames; 4 frames of brood, and a frame of honey / nectar / pollen. All are distributed in wax coated cardboard nucs.

If you would prefer wood instead of cardboard simply contact us to make that arrangement. We can also provide complete colonies in either eight (8) or ten (10) frame equipment. Allow up to 30 days prior to pick-up.

 

Over wintered Nuc(s)                        $175.00-SOLD OUT FOR 2018
Nuc(s) June – July distribution      $155.00-STILL AVAILABLE!
Full size colonies                                Call for pricing and availability.
Drone parent NUCS on wood deep frames priced and available on request.

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** Add tax rate where received on all Queen, Nuc, Colony and Wooden-ware purchases **

Arrangements can be made for local pick-up.

We personally deliver nuc and colony purchases:

  • 100 radius miles of Canandaigua, NY:
    Five (5) and / or full size colony order minimum.
    List price, round – trip miles traveled / 18 mpg x current fuel price, federal mileage rate, $15 service fee.
  • NYC / Long Island / Catskill region:
    Five (5) and / or full size colony order minimum.
    List price, round – trip miles traveled / 18 mpg x current fuel price, tolls, $25 service fee.
  • 350 radius miles of Canandaigua, NY:
    Ten (10) and / or full size colony order minimum.
    List price, round trip miles traveled / 18 mpg x current fuel price, federal mileage rate, tolls,  $50 service fee.

Nucs:
All come with northern acclimated, VSH queen, Northern Lights.

Distribution:
Nucs purchased during our primary distribution period are available for pick-up or shipment beginning June through the end of July.
Over-wintered nucs are available for pick-up or shipment beginning  the 1st week of April.

All orders for nucs need to be placed and paid in full between the fourth Thursday of November (Thanksgiving) through the 3rd week in March of the new year.

Prices are subject to change without notice.

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