Nuc & Mate Finland is a multifunction tool for making new colonies or to raise new Queens. Starting a new colony is done by placing necessary amount of frames with brood to nuc & mate box. The box can be divided into two 3frame mini hive to mate two queens at the same time. Later the dividing wall can be removed if the beekeeper wishes to take colonies over the winter with 6 frames. The Nuc & Mate Hive is made of food grade, extra hardened, expanded polystyrene (EPS) with a density over 100 kg/m³. In proper use, the Nuc & Mate Hive will last for several decades. During transport the hive top is secured with a strap. In the apiary the hive tops are kept in place with a stone or brick weighing about 2 kg. In hot climates or during transport the top can be turned upside down to form a tunnel above the frames ensuring additional ventilation while a screen placed on top of the hive prevents the bees from escaping. A revolutionary Langstroth nucleus in high density polystyrene. It is revolutionary in terms of price, features and performance. Unlike virtually all other nucleus boxes available this one is built like a proper hive with a separate floor with varroa mesh, hive body and roof all interlocking for security and strength. Designed to take 6 frames the design features a hard plastic ledge for the frames to sit in which will ensure a long life and prevent damage when propolis is scraped off. In normal use one entrance is closed off with a plastic entrance reducer and the other reduced in height. The entrance reducers are ncluded wih the nuc. The pictures on the left show various aspects of the hive, in 6 frame and 3 + 3 configuration. The frames not included! The item “Full Depth Nucleus Beehive Polystyrene and Entrance Reducers 6 frames” is in sale since Monday, March 27, 2017. This item is in the category “Business & Industrial\Agriculture & Forestry\Livestock Supplies\Beekeeping”. The seller is “arci-36″ and is located in NDIP, QC. This item can be shipped to Canada, to United States.
- Brand: Langstrot
- Model: Nuc Box