2022 Nucleus Colonies
50% Deposit on 4-frame nucleus colony with overwintered ORHBS program queen at $200-$220 depending on the quantity ordered.
Made up per the Ontario Bee Breeders' Association (OBBA) standard of:
1 marked, overwintered queen, 1 frame of honey, 2 frames of brood, 1 frame of foundation, extra bees too keep the brood warm.
Includes coroplas transport box. Nucs will be ready May-Jun. Pick up only.
ORHBS is the Ontario Resistant Honey Bee Selection Program. Members select for hygienic behaviour to help combat brood diseases and low varroa growth to help control mites.
We also select for honey production and the ability to overwinter well