SOLD OUT FOR 2020
We produce five or six frame Buckfast F1, overwintered nucleus colonies.
These are headed by a gentle F1 2019 queen that is proven to have overwintered successfully.
They are overwintered in North Wales and are of excellent temperament, with tremendous disease resistance.
All colonies are treated with Apiguard in August and Oxalic Acid in December, to treat against varroa.
If you wish to place an order for a nucleus colony, please email
Prices are detailed below:
5 frame buckfast nuc - £180
6 frame buckfast nuc - £200
All nucs come with a reusable correx travel nuc that is yours to keep. Its an excellent swarm trap for future colonies.
If you have any further questions, please get in touch.
BUCKFAST BREEDER QUEENS
We only use F0 Buckfast breeder queens from Denmark/Germany as we believe these result in F1 queens with superior temperament and disease resistance.
We don't let the nucleus colony leave us until they are a strong unit. They will have at least 3 frames of brood in all stages and at least 2 frames of stores.
Once you have installed your nucleus colony, we recommend feeding with 1:1 sugar syrup until all foundation frames are fully drawn.