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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Russellville, AL

    Default Packaging Nucs For Pickup

    Just a quick question to those that sell nucs.
    When packaging nucs for sale, how long can you box up the bees before they are picked up? As our business grows sometimes we have more than we can box in one day. If you keep them cool can they stay boxed 2 to 3 days? Thanks for your comments!

  2. #2

    Default Re: Packaging Nucs For Pickup

    I have them come first thing in the morning or at evening. And then seal them up.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Herrick, SD USA

    Default Re: Packaging Nucs For Pickup

    I would rarely recommend "sealing up" a hive. Haul them with an open entrance preferably at night. If you must haul during daylight hours, either cover them with a net or screened entrances with a screened but shaded lid.
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