A second benefit we try to provide to association members is the ability to order Nucleus Colonies (Nucs) at a reduced price. Nucs are an ideal way for a new beekeeper to get started, or to expand your apiary. You just transfer the 5 Nuc frames into an 8 or 10 frame deep and you have a growing colony with a laying queen and hatching brood on day 1.

We are trying a new supplier for our nucs this year. The 5 frame nucs will be supplied in non-returnable corrugated plastic boxes. The queen will be a Minnesota hygienic hybrid. We will have at least 30 nucs for sale on a first come, first served basis. If there is greater demand we will try to secure more.

Nucs may be ordered in one of several ways;

  • Orders will be accepted at our next regular meeting on Monday January 28, 2019
  • You can download an order form here and mail it with your check to our club treasurer (form will be available the first week of January 2019)
  • You can order online here using credit card,  debit card or PayPal  (online orders will go live the first week of January 2019)