Out of Stock for the year! Currently available the week of May 26, 2024. Limited supply of Five frame treatment free nucleus hive with a laying queen and her brood who was chosen out of our apiary for her survival, hygienic, temperament, and egg laying traits. These nucleus hives are meant to be temporary homes, so colony (five frames) will be ready for insertion to a standard Langstroth eight or ten frame deep hive body. Twenty five dollars will be refunded if nucleus box is returned, or instantly have it refunded by bringing your own equipment to transfer nucleus hive into. If you choose this option, this will need to happen at sunrise or sunset on scheduled pick-up date. Local PICK-UP only! Email will be sent to work out final details and exact pick-up day, as well as location in the Spring of 2024.