If you want them supplied in a Poly box or Correx travel box, please select separately, at an additional cost. Our nucleus colony consisting of 5/ 6 frames of honey, brood and pollen, with a queen from this year. All our nucleus queens are bred for good temper, honey production and hygeinic behaviour, low swarming tendency and larvae are grafted from danish island mated buckfast and some of our own best performing, gentle and local bees. The nuc also contains young nurse bees, hatching brood and adequate food. Frames of comb are not more than two years old. Nucs may be shipped in either poly boxes or ply at an additional cost. Nucs can be posted but will be an additional charge for guarantee next day via Royal Mail. Please contact us before making the order.