• Local Loudoun Virginia Nucs and Queens List

    Loudoun Beekeepers Association (LBA) is making an effort to educate and encourage club members to create local nucleus (nuc) colonies. Below is a list of LBA members producing local nucs and/or queens. It is each producer's responsibility to have their apiaries inspected by the Virginia State Apiary Inspector for the current year.

    Please note that availability of nucs and queens is seasonal, and quantity from small scale producers is limited.

    Disclaimer: The Loudoun Beekeepers Association does not endorse any particular service or product provider, is not liable for any failed products, personal liability, or damages incurred, nor do we control the providers bee rearing methods and business practices. We provide this information for the general public only as a list of LBA members who have stated they provide these products or services. Buyers will need to contact individual producers with questions regarding nucs and queens, as the LBA is not a broker.

    What should I ask the nuc/queen producer?

    • Are your bees inspected annually by the VA State Apiary Inspector?
    • Do you still have nucs for sale? 
    • What size nucs are available, deep or medium frames?
    • How many frames in the nuc?
    • What are the contents of the nuc's frames (number of brood frames, number of food frames, number of frames of empty comb, number of frames with foundation only)
    • How old is the Queen? Is she marked?
    • Are your queens mated locally, purchased, or both?
    • How is the Nuc transported (cardboard nuc box, buyer’s box, producers box (to be returned))?
    • If applicable, pick-up times and location
    • Cost
  • Karla Eisen & George H. Wilson

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    • Company Name: The Backyard Farm
      Location: Gainesville, VA
      Phone Number: 703-314-8530
      Email Address: Backyardfarmers@gmail.com
      Products: Nucs
      Availability notes: 2021- Estimated dlievery period end of April - June

    2021 Nucs, Available.  Mostly Deep and some Medium.  Selected full size colonies also for sale. Selected gently used woodenware also for sale. Primarily Carniolian queens. Pick up in transport box in Gainesville, VA early morning or early evening times and dates TBD starting in late April/early May. Limited number of overwintered nucs available . See more and here http://www.thebackyardfarm.net/nucs-and-queens/

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