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How do you transfer bees from a NUC to a hive?

How do you transfer bees from a NUC to a hive?

What's a 5 frame bee nuc? A bee nuc or nucleus is generally composed of a queen in laying and five frames including three of brood and two of food, honey, and pollen. It is not about a naked swarm which is composed to him of a packet of bees without frames and a queen...

Varroa Sensitive Hygiene (VSH)

Varroa Sensitive Hygiene (VSH)

Varroa is the first problem of bees before beekeeping practices, food problems (nectar and pollen), and chemicals used in agriculture. In order to fight against this plague, several possibilities are available to the beekeeper to help his bees. The most common is the...

At what temperature is it safe to open a beehive?

At what temperature is it safe to open a beehive?

The temperature at the heart of the bee cluster is essential. A temperature of 95°F in the brood nest is required. This temperature must remain constant for the good development of the bee larvae. Maintaining the temperature requires a lot of energy from the bees and...

How many bees are in a nuc?

How many bees are in a nuc?

How many bees are in a 5 frame bee nucs? The number of bees in a beehive varies according to the time of year. At the lowest point of the year, there are about 15,000 bees per hive with a queen. The lowest number of bees corresponds to the winter solstice, around...

Propolis helps protect the hive

Propolis helps protect the hive

In Ancient Greece, they noticed that bees would use a natural resin to close up the entrance of their hives. Hence the term « propolis », which means « before the city ». Nowadays, we harvest propolis for its therapeutic attributes. Propolis helps...

How much does it cost for hobby beekeeping?

How much does it cost for hobby beekeeping?

How much does it cost to set up beekeeping?To start beekeeping, you need bees with a queen, a hive to welcome your bees and your equipment to visit your colony in peace. The total price to start in beekeeping is $595. This is detail. For the beekeeper, you need: – Bee...

Honey bees nucs for sale

Honey bees nucs for sale

How do you install a nuc of bees? If you want to set up a hive in your garden or an apiary of a few hives in the countryside, bees nuc are the ideal and easiest way to start beekeeping. Book your bees nuc during the winter. Be careful the quantities of bees nuc are...

Nucs Bees available for pre-order

Nucs Bees available for pre-order

Nucs are now available for pre-order, choose which Saturday you want to pick-up your bees. Buy now 5 frame Nuc with Queen: No delivery possible, only collection of purchases. Time pick-up Saturday at : Beeopic 2647 Reliez Valley Road Martinez, California, 94553 5...

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