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Italian/ Carniolan Hybrids 5-Frame Nucs- Mite Resistant

Italian/ Carniolan Hybrids 5-Frame Nucs- Mite Resistant


Available for 2024 Pre-Purchase to guarantee availability.

Reserve Your bees Now to save 20% w/ code THRIVE20 at Checkout- Available until 4/30/2024


These 5-Frame nucs come in a nucleus box (Pro-Nuc or WAX cardboard). Not only is this a great deal once you use these nuc boxes, but you'll also be hard-pressed to use any other type of nuc box. 


The honey bees in these nucs are mite-resistant queen hybrids (Italian/ Carniolan) bred from Latshaw Breeder Queens located and overwintered in Ohio. Some of these breeder queens continue to be productive in year 5! And have done so with no treatments!


- 5 Frame Nuc

- 1- 2024 laying Italian/Carniolan queen

- Pro Nuc Box or Wax Cardboard for easy transporting is yours to keep

- 2-3 frames of brood

- 5th frame may or may not have a drawn comb frame

- Bees are coming up from Texas


These will be available in 2024 for PICKUP PREFERED. We offer to ship but need to double box to ensure USPS personnel safety. We tried shipping these last year and had enough problems that we decided to cancel the shipping service for Nucs. We do still ship bee packages. Purchasing this product indicates you agree to all the terms and conditions as well as shipping and pickup information. We plan to have them ready for shipping and pickup mid-April weather dependent. 

  • Shipping/ Pickup

    If you do not pay for shipping, the order is for pickup in River Falls, WI. Details on the pickup date and location in RF will be delivered to you via email closer to the pickup date. 

  • Shipping Guarantees

    We do everything in our power to ensure when the bees leave us, and they stand the best chance to make it to your possession alive and with vigor. However, as soon as we hand them off to the shipper, we cannot guarantee how they are treated, weather, unforeseen acts or incidences, or the speed at which they get to you beyond any shipping guarantees backed by the shipper. We cannot guarantee the bees or queen if shipped, and we will do what we reasonably can in a case-by-case situation. These case-by-case situations are at the full description of us and are no guarantee to help in a case that results in dead bees or similar. Please reach out with your concerns or incidences, and we will see if we can help. By purchasing the product, you acknowledge you agree to these terms and our other terms located throughout our site and located in our footers. 

  • Terms and Conditions

    The bees are my responsibility once they leave Kinnickinnic Bees possession. Kinnickinnic Bees is not responsible if my bees develop diseases, contract pests, swarm, die, or perform less than my expectations. I understand I am responsible for caring for them from this day forward, and I will not hold anyone liable for any reason concerning the bees received from Kinnickinnic Bees or any affiliates, staff, or similar.


    Upon inspecting my bees within 7 days of acquisition, if they are discovered to be less than healthy or otherwise unsatisfactory, I agree to contact Kinnickinnic Bees directly and discuss the issue to work out a reasonable solution (eg. reduced cost order, free shipping, etc).


    I release Kinnickinnic Bees/ Parent Company(s)/ Staff/ Owners (them) from all liability relating to injuries that may occur while picking up bees or handling bees from them and agree not to bring a lawsuit against them for any reason.


    I understand that bees are preferred pickup and will not be delivered to me from Kinnickinnic Bees if it is deemed undeliverable for any reason.  I understand that my pickup location and pickup date are critical to the quality of my bees.  I understand that there may be a restocking fee if I change my pickup location or pickup date.

Expected Availability in 2024 Mid-April to Beginning of May.
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