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5 Frame Deep Nucleus Hive Colony - 2021

Starting at: $85.00

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The Apiary Passed Inspection today April 16, 2021

The Nucs we ordered will be here
tomorrow morning April 17, 2021
at approximately 8:00 am EST
if traffic does not slow things down any.

The last day for picking up your Honey Bees
will be Sunday, April 18th, 2021.


Sold out of 5 frame Nucs
for the 2021 Season


** New 2021  -  5 Frame Nuc  -  Order details **

Nucs will come in a Jester-style coroplast nuc box
and should contain UNMARKED Italian Hybrid Queen Bees.
We do not go through each Nuc so this can not be guaranteed
This is to make the ordering and delivery process easier for all involved!


Per 5 frame Nuc
50% down, $85.00, with the balance, $85.00, due on pickup
Pay 100% in Full, $170.00, when you place your order.

These nucs will come from a Tennessee State inspected Apiary!


The Nucs will tentatively be available starting early April, depending on the weather.


Our goal is to have these ready to be picked up in early April 2021 but we will contact you prior
to the scheduled date for the Nucs to be picked up.


Customers purchasing Nucs will be notified by the email address that they provided
during the registration and purchase process only.


Any Nucs not picked up within 2 days of the scheduled pick-up date
will be considered abandoned
and will be offered for sale on a first-come-first-served basis.

We do not ship Queens, Packages, or Nucleus Hives of Honey Bees.

We do not recommend leaving the girls caged up any longer than you need to!



AGAIN, The reason we say this is to prevent the bees from being confined for as little time as possible.

We encourage you to make arrangements and pick up the Nucs you order

on the first or second available day of the scheduled pick up days.



We are constantly searching for other sources for our customers so check back often for details or sign up to be put on our Newsletter list.


You are buying a 5 frame Nucleus colony of honey bees that has been monitored for a minimum of 4 weeks during the spring.


You should have a mated “laying” queen that has been laying for approximately four to six weeks. The Nuc will have brood of different stages when they are ready for delivery.


Bee Stage one – eggs present

Bee Stage two – larva at varying stages of development

Bee Stage three - capped brood

Nucs will be in a reusable 5 frame plastic corrugated nuc box.
The nucs start out with new beekeeping equipment, not overwintered old comb, which means that you won't have to worry about any sicknesses or diseases, and there won't be any chemical residues in the comb.

Our pick-up dates are estimated dates that are subject to weather conditions. Our Suppliers are subject to changes and delays from the weather like all farmers. There are times that we will have your order ready a few weeks earlier or possibly later.


We ask for your patience should weather conditions require us to delay your pickup. We do strive to deliver a top-quality product to our customers.


We work very hard at scheduling our bee orders and purchasing the necessary materials to produce high-quality bees for your order.


All deposits are non-refundable as it takes time and resources to prepare and care for a Nucleus hive when ordered.




You can find details comparing Nucs and Packages a THIS LINK


Information for New Beekeepers can be located HERE!



We recommend you bring a Mesh Nuc transportation bag to make
transporting your 5 frame nucs home
a bit more relaxing.

You can purchase these from your big brand Honey Bee Supply Stores for around $10.50 or


Do as we recommend and go pick one up
Dollar General Store!


Gain Mesh Laundry Bag, 1 ct

ITEM 15504101


Please note that all deposits are nonrefundable
due to the cost of materials, labor, care, and feeding.

We do not ship Queens, Packages, or Nucleus Hives of Honey Bees.


  • Model: TNHB-5F-Nuc-2021
  • 0 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Tennessee's Honey Bees

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