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Lee-NUC 1

County:  Strafford

Town:  Lee

Source:  2023 Spring NUC

Queen:     June 12, 2023

Hive Name:  Lee-NUC-1

Hive details:

    - 5 Frame NUC

    - Stack:  Deep, Deep,  Inner Cover

    - Colony faces South

    - Winterization:

         Outer Cover:  metal telescoping cover

         Bottom Board: Solid NUC base. Solid nuc base has 1/2 insulation slid into the underside of the base. The base sits on 2" of polystyrene.

         Top Insulation: above inner cover has  3" of polystyrene

         Moisture System: Above the inner cover is 2" of polystyrene that has a 1/2" x 3/8" dado located on the southside heading north to the elongated hole in the inner cover. Above the 2" insulation is 1" insulation.

         Wrap:  Bee Cozy over Colony Quilt (R 11.7)

         Upper Entrance : currently closed

         Lower Entrance : 3/8" x 3/8"



- This Nuc was made from 2 frames of bees.

-This nuc on the west and is banked with another nuc. 

- 11/20/23:   winterized colony -  lower entrance is closed. Will open to 3/8" x 3/8" at some point during winter; Will add ¾” x ¾” shim when bees are up

1-25-24 Bees on the south 2 frames 3” in, fed a sugar brick .40 Lbs.

2-27-24 Bees down the east side, question bee strength








Live Stream

   There are 1 Temp/Humidity  sensor in the colony:

            Under the inner cover              


  "Outside" (pink line) is not from a sensor. It data pulled by broodminder from a weather data site

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