Nuc boxes are used for raising queens, swarm capture boxes and starter honey bee hives. You can place a frame with queen cells in the Nuc Box to have the queen hatch without the fear of the old queen destroying the cell. When swarm season is in full swing, you can place a swarm lure or attractant to capture the honey bee swarms that may come from your bee yard. Some beekeepers sell honey bees in nuc boxes to beginners to give their bees a strong start.
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