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Nucs - Summer Splits

Accepting Reservations for Limited Number of Honey Bee Summer Split Nucleus Colonies 2021. Nuc’s will be sold on a first come - first serve basis. Pricing is $125 for a 3 frame nuc in either deep or medium frame configuration. These colonies are being offer for folks who want to start colonies they are planning to overwinter. They will require feeding (sugar water) to help them get established. I am not requiring a deposit, simply a reservation. You will be required to pay $125
at the time the order is picked up. Payment can be handled via cash, check, PayPal, or Square.
The picture provided it depicting the standard nuc packing these colonies will be provided in; which will contain 1 laying queen, 2 frames of brood and 1 resource frame. The honey bees are from our local stock (Western PA Mutt’s if you will, containing Italian, Carniolan, and other genetics that bee keepers have in this area) and have exhibited chewing characteristics.

I am willing to meet folks at a reasonable distance for transferring of the nuc’s. Nuc’s will be inspected by PA State Inspector prior to you being contacted to arrange pickup/meeting point.
Anticipating availability from mid-to end of July.

Reserve yours today by sending an email to containing the following:
- Your Name (first and last name)
- Address
- Telephone Number
- Preferred Email Address

If you need to reach out to me with questions prior to you making your reservation, please send me an email or text/call to 724-506-0027and I will respond as quickly as I can.
Lastly, as much as it pains me to do so, the buyer accepts the following Terms and Conditions as part of the sale. I am always happy to answer questions related to the nuclease colony, but cannot accept responsibility for care of the colony after it has been picked up by the new owner.
Please Note the following Terms and Conditions:

Returns and Refunds - There will be no return or refund offered once the order for the nucleus colony is picked up from Honey So Good Apiary by the new owner. The purchasing party understands and acknowledges that honey bees are living creatures that live in a colony and require care, just like any other domesticated animals. Once the order is filled the purchasing party accepts the responsibility of care for the colony and the honey bees that make up that colony.

Thank you,
Christian Shaffer
Honey So Good® Apiary

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Queen Honey Bees and New Equipment

Northern Queen Honey Bees and New Beekeeping Equipment

Northern Queen Honey Bees raised in our family apiary in Western Pennsylvania. Inspected by PA Department of Agriculture. High quality, mated and laying queens from proven, overwintered stock. Marked with year applicable color.

These are premium queens from our best over wintered stock. The queen bee genetics are a blend of Italian and Carniolan honeybee lines selected for longevity, mild temperament, mite resistance, disease resistance and honey production at Northern latitudes. Queen producing hives are not treated with miticides.

We only sell marked and mated queens that are laying a quality brood pattern.

The queens are $40 each. They are available for local pick up at our family apiary in Glenshaw, PA. Willing to ship via Overnight Express Mail from our farm in Glenshaw, PA. The flat rate express shipping fee is $26.35 no matter how many queens you order.

Also New Beekeeping Equipment For Sale for Local Pickup or shipped to your location. No Nucs or Packages of Bees.

Joe Zgurzynski
Master Beekeeper
Country Barn Farm
Mobile: 412-225-0930


5 Frame Nucs and Mated Queens

(5) Frame, Overwintered Nucs for Sale.

Price $175.

Nucs consist of (3) frames of Brood in various stages of development. (1) Frame of Honey. (1) Frame of Pollen, and a Mated Queen (Raised and Mated in my Beaver County Bee Yards).


Randy McCracken



Mated Queens available sometime in June

Price $35


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