Package of Bees or a Nucleus?
A 3 pound package of bees is a good way to get your bee hive started, and it will take you 6-8 weeks to see your first cycle of brood into the field force. Usually they start coming into their own about mid-summer which is very difficult to get them up and running strong before winter.
A nucleus, however, already has brood, larvae, emerging bees, nurse bees, field force and a laying queen. This literally gives your hive a 6-8 week head start on a successful summer and with a chance of a few pounds of honey to enjoy for the winter!
Our bees are Rocky Mountain strong making them a good choice for your backyard hives. This summer we will have nucs ready for you to pick up and settle into your beehives.
To pre-order your Nucleus of bees for 2019, click here.
Talk with me and I will show you how to boost your hive growth even further to be ready for the winter to come.
I'll be glad to answer any questions you may have. Email me.