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nuc production

  1. Commercial Beekeeping
    Currently I keep about 60-100 nucs around and sell about 35 nucs a year. I am considering stepping up production since the demand is quite high in my area. I'm looking for tips to improve nuc production efficency/cost. Any tips?
  2. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    Hi all. I haven't had this opportunity yet, but feel like it's possible given these options. I'm interested to know what others' options and suggestion might be for how to handle this situation. I got 2 new packages this year, and 1 nuc. The packages were hived 3/31. about 3 weeks later, 4...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi all - wanted to float this observation and a question for you all. One my suppliers out here in GA had a bunch of NUCs stacked up, some as high as 4 or 5 boxes high. Those bees there thriving. It made me wonder if bees were somehow happier in a tight space like that. I tend to think so, and...
  4. Bee Forum
    Any tips for a hobbyist transitioning to a sideliner bee business??? I would really appreciate any tips ranging from equipment choices, minimizing overhead, increasing proficiency of operation (feeding choices, management), etc. I am still relatively small overwintering about 60 colonies right...