Beekeeping starter set Including a 6 Frame Nuc

£750.00

Beekeeping starter set Including a 6 Frame Nuc

The centrepiece of your beekeeping endeavour is, undoubtedly, the hive itself. Our beekeeping starter set offers a pre-assembled poly hive. These British national hives come in two parts: a brood box, where the queen lays her eggs and the colony raises its young, and 2 honey supers, complete with frames and foundation where the bees store their precious golden nectar.

A complete British national poly hive
2x British national supers
12x dn4 frames and foundation for the brood box
24x sn4 frames and foundation for the 2 supers
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Beekeeping starter set Including a 6 Frame Nuc

Unveiling the Buzz: A Beginner’s Guide to our Beekeeping Starter Set

The rhythmic hum of busy bees, the golden glint of honey, and the vibrant dance of life within a beehive – beekeeping offers a unique blend of fascination, responsibility, and reward. If you’re considering taking the plunge into this age-old practice, a well-curated starter set can provide the essential tools and knowledge to navigate your initial steps with confidence.

Hive Home: The Heart of Your Apiary

The centrepiece of your beekeeping endeavour is, undoubtedly, the hive itself. Our beekeeping starter set offers a pre-assembled poly hive.

These hives come in two parts: a brood box, where the queen lays her eggs and the colony raises its young, and 2 honey supers, where the bees store their precious golden nectar.

Protective Gear: Suit Up for Success

While honeybees are generally docile creatures, understanding and respecting their behaviour is crucial. Included is a quality bee suit which will shield you as you interact with your colony.

Bee Smoker: A Calming Cloud

A bee smoker is an essential tool for managing hive inspections. Puffs of gentle smoke makes the bees less defensive and more manageable while you work.

Our Beekeeping starter set includes a smoker which can be fuelled by natural materials like pine needles or wood chips, ensuring an eco-friendly approach.

Hive Tool: The Multipurpose Marvel

The unassuming hive tool is a versatile implement that becomes an extension of your beekeeping arm.

Use it to gently pry open hive frames, scrape away excess propolis (a bee-made resinous sealant), and loosen frames stuck with honey.

Included is a hive tool made from sturdy stainless steel for long-lasting performance.

Frame and Foundation:

Within the hive, frames provide the foundation for the bees to build their wax comb, raise their brood, and store honey.

Our Beekeeping starter set includes wooden frames pre-equipped with foundation – thin sheets of embossed wax that guide the bees in their comb-building endeavours. Both the brood box and 2x supers will have built frames ready to use.

Remember, beekeeping is a journey of continuous learning and observation.

As you embark on this rewarding adventure, your Beekeeping starter set provides the initial tools, but your dedication, attentiveness, and respect for the bees will be the guiding forces in your success.

6 Frame Nuc

Included in our Beekeeping starter set you will receive a 6 frame Buckfast nucleus hive.

we specialise in producing some of the best overwintered and spring nucleus hives in the UK.

Using generations of family knowledge dating back 100 years and traditional British beekeeping practices, we can supply strong, well-mannered and prolific Nucs headed by naturally mated Buckfast queens.

Our 6 frame Nucs are headed by a 2023 naturally mated Buckfast queen, the queens are marked however sometimes the worker bees do groom the marking off whilst caring for the queen.

You will receive our overwintered Nuc in a reusable Payne’s poly Nuc box. Inside the Nuc box there will be 6 frames, 4 frames will have brood of all stages, (eggs, larvae and sealed) with plenty of worker bees and there will be a sufficient amount of food.

All Nucs are sealed, making them suitable for vehicle transportation.

Local delivery available at request, please email us before purchasing!

Due to having live bees this item is collection only

Beekeeping starter set Including a 6 Frame Nuc

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