Bees - Adding a nucleus to a hive body. | Home & Garden
So I got back on the horse and ordered more bees. I ordered a nucleus or "nuc" for short. This is an established colony of bees with a queen that is already laying eggs. It's more expensive, $130-150 presently, but a little less work when it comes to establishing a hive, at least for the hobby bee keeper. I picked them up early in the morning and brought them home. I placed them on top of the hive body I planned to use and let them out for a while to get used to their surroundings. Later in the day I actually placed them in the hive. Enjoy the video!