$50 deposit for 5 frame nuc of bees

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This listing is for a $50 deposit for a 5 frame nuc. The full price is $285 and the balance of $235 will be payable prior to picking up your nuc in November 2022. 

Rooftop Bees is now taking orders for Spring 2022, 5 frame nucs. The bees will be ready for collection in early to mid November. Collection will be from the apiary in Duffys Forest of they can be brought to Roseville Chase. 

Your 5 frame nuc will include:

  • Mated Italian queen 
  • 3 frames of brood of various age - eggs, larvae and capped brood
  • 1 frame of pollen and honey
  • 1 frame of drawn comb for the colony to grow into

All queens will be checked over one brood cycle before being handed over. 

Bees come from a disease free apiary of productive and calm Apis Millifera honey bees. Queens are selected based on good genetics displaying hygiene, productive, disease resistant, docile temperament traits. 

Commercial beekeeping licence no. N5514

$50 deposit is required to secure your nuc. You must provide your beekeeping license number in order to purchase. You will be notified in spring of the collection date. Inspections are welcome and encouraged. Photos of your nuc can be provided if inspections are not possible. 

Price is for frames and bees only. You will need to drop off your hive (base, box, spare frames, lid, entrance reducer, strap) to an agreed location so that the bees can be placed directly into your hive. Alternatively, Hive Dr corflute nuc boxes can be supplied for an additional $25. This means you don't need to supply a hive and you take and keep the Hive Dr nuc box.