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Buying Bees

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There are several things to consider when buying bees to ensure that you are getting a strong, healthy colony that is suitable for your needs.


Before making a deal, always ensure that:


 

 As a guide a good nucleus (nuc) will:



For more information on buying bees and anything to do with bees see the National Bee Unit website:  www.nationalbeeunit.com and follow the links to: Advice for Beekeepers/ Advisory Leaflets.