Everything you need to start your beekeeping journey!
This kit includes a complete hive kit, assembled, smoker, syrup, smoker fuel, gloves, suit, hive tool and an overwintered nuc of British bees. This will all be sent together in May/June 2022.
Hive Kit includes: The following is included in the box: 2 Super Boxes, 1 Brood Box, 1 Crown Board, 1 Mesh Floor, 1 Shallow Roof, 20 Super Frames with Wax Foundation and 10 Brood Frames with Wax Foundation.
Essential beekeeping book - Guide To Bees & Honey by Ted Hooper: This is a great resource for beginner and experienced beekeepers alike! It includes information on how to avoid swarms, plan requeening, or provide the colony with winter stores and key information on Varroa mites. Fully revised and updated. Soft cover, 276 pages.
4 X 7 Stainless Steel Smoker With Guard and Wooden Bellow: A reliable go-to smoker no matter how many hives you have. Stainless steel construction is paired with a wooden bellow (corium material). Our Smokers are perfect for hobbyists and pros alike. Overall height 28cm, barrel height: 19cm and barrel diameter : 10.4cm.
Vented Beekeeper Gloves: Hard wearing goatskin leather gloves with a rubberised cuff and a vented cotton sleeve.
Frame Lifter & Scraper, J Hive Tool: 10.5" (26.67 cm) tempered steel, multi-function tool with a large "J" hook end for prying!
Vented Suit Special with Fencing Veil: Vented to keep cool and protected
Velcro protection over zip area. Comes with a bar fixed in the veil for comfort and to stop the veil springing back on your face. Adjustable fencing veil makes it easier to look down into the hive. Plenty of pockets for pens and tools, including a shoulder pocket the perfect size for our queen marking pens.
Kwik Start Smoker Fuel: KwikStart Smoker Pellets have got to be seen to be believed! Simply light with a flame, blow it out and watch the smoke roll (if using to start your other smoker fuel, leave the flame going for fast fire starting action)! These can be used alone for checking a hive or two or used as a starter for any other smoker fuel. Takes the work out of starting your smoker!
Invertbee 7kg: Produced by one of Europe's finest Syrup producers with many year experience and constant testing to ensure a quality product every time. This is a product specifically designed for the safe use on bee colonies.
Overwintered Nuc of Bees: These bees have been reared from British stocks, weather permitting they will be available from late May to early June 2022, your Nuc will build up during the coming months and should produce a small amount of late season honey.
Your Nuc, will consist of 5 frames to include brood at all stages, capped open with eggs, and a marked queen.
Please follow the instructions that will arrive with your Nuc to ensure you have a successful start, enabling it to build up.
Bees ordered for delivery will be posted out in a 5-frame wooden Nuc box with a vented screen made in our factory. This is a special Next-Day Royal Mail service.
Please understand, weather plays a huge part in beekeeping, overwintered bees require a time to build up to make a viable Nuc, the overwintered queen can only lay at the rate of young bees available to cover the emerging eggs, larvae and sealed brood.
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