Paynes new polystyrene Nucleus Hive holds Six British Standard brood frames, for National and WBC hives, and comes complete with an in-built feeder. It’s open mesh floor helps with varroa control and assists with ventilation during transit. The nucleus comes with 4 feet to keep the hive off the ground, a disc entrance for easier control of the entrance, a wooden float for the feeder and a clear cover-board for easy viewing without having to completely open up the hive.
Poly Nucs have the following benefits:
– A great material for beehives:
– Its made from a very high density material, 100g/litre – upto three times stronger than the material used for packaging.
– Lightweight and durable.
– Superb insulation properties makes it especially suitable for nucs and small colonies, due to fewer bees being required to maintain the heat for effective brood rearing
– Light Green colour. (Frames not included)