STOCK NOW AVAILABLE: Ideal for splitting colonies after the Summer honey crop has been taken and used for increase or replacement queens.
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We are now stockists of the New BS Honey, 6 frame nucleus hive which doubles up as a 2-way mating nuc. Complete with top feeder designed to be suitable for liquid sugar and solid fondant.
These Nuc Boxes are manufactured to be stronger using 120g/l (grams per litre). This is 20% higher in density than other available boxes, therefore offering higher durability and improved thermal properties.
Tthe roof 100% thicker than competitor’s allowing the highest point of heat loss to be vastly reduced.
With a fantastic, practical overall design, it has a number of useful features which will distinguish this nuc box from others available on the market.
It can be used as a single 6 frame nuc but can also double up as a 2-way mating nuc with the unique divider insert and separate coloured entrances located on each side of the box. This simple yet effective concept allows beekeepers to easily create self-sustaining mating nucs that are from a standardised national frame design. The dividers can also be removed during the winter to unite the colony and reintroduced the following season.
The nuc box also eliminates the use of an integrated feeder that can cause issues like disturbance to the nest when feeding, brace comb, and drowning bees. This has been replaced by a clever top feeding system, which enables the beekeeper to feed the colony as a 6 frame nuc and as a 2-way mating nuc.
The new feeder design also features a removable plug, which can provide access to fondant placed inside the feeder. This allows for a sustainable source of food in the winter & spring, removing any need for space wasting ekes, offering much better value for money.
Finally, they have also reduced the issue of frames being propolised down by incorporating a frame runner, whilst maintaining sufficient top bee space reducing the risk of crushing bees.