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Nuc (nucleus box/nucleus hive)

What is Nuc (nucleus box/nucleus hive)?

  1. A small colony of bees housed within a smaller hive container with 5 or 6 frames.
  2. a hive of bees which consists of fewer frames than a typical hive and may be smaller in size. A nucleus usually consists of two to five frames of comb and used primarily for starting new colonies or rearing or storing queens; also called and commonly referred to a nuc.
  3. A small colony of bees, usually consisting of three or four frames of bees, queen, brood and honey. Commonly known by beekeepers as a nuc.
  4. A small colony of bees housed in a 3 to 5 frame cardboard or wooden hive.

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