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2024 Nucs, Packages, Full Hives, Queens


We are excited for 2024 and can't wait to supply you with your bees. This coming year we will have Purebred Russian Nucs, HoneyStrong Genetically Diverse Nucs, HoneyStrong Packages, and Full Hives (Singles (deeps), Doubles (deeps/mediums), and 1.5s (one deep box and one medium box) . In the past few years we have increased the number of full hives we have sold and have heard great feedback from those who have bought the larger colonies. We encourage all beekeepers to look into getting a full hive that's ready to go to work!


We do not do any equipment trade offs. The nuc transport box can be used to do a split later on or for a swarm trap. We will gladly take your package/nuc box off your hand and we will repurpose them. The pickup location is: 1753 Ebenezer Rd Smyrna, SC 29743   (We do not ship, pick up only). You must be there the day you order your bees. Not showing up on the day you order will forfeit your order. 


  • ALL Packages and Nucs PICKUPS ARE ALL ON TIME AND ARE AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP BETWEEN 8AM-11AM. Refer to the date on your receipt. 
  • FULL HIVE pickups are only on Fridays. Please bring your suits for full hive pickups so that you can go through the hive before you leave. Pickup time will be scheduled closer to the date. Pickup is throughout the day so that you can inspect them and not feel rushed to do so. After inspection, we will load up the hive(s) into your vehicle. It is suggested to bring a light sheet to place over the hive.
  • BULK ORDERS:  Anything over 25 colonies, please call/text/email us for pricing and method to place deposit down (704-993-6833 | info@HoneyStrong.com

  • 2024 prices are as follows for 1-2 colonies (See each tab below for pricing above 2+ colonies):

        Packages $140 (option to upgrade to marked queen the day of for $5 extra-limited availability)
        5 Frame Nucs in transport boxes with marked queen
  • Medium frames $190
  • Deep frames $190
  • Purebred Russian Deep Nucs $220
  •     Full Hives
  • Deep Singles $350
  • Double Mediums $350  
  • 1 Deep and 1 Medium (One-N-Half's) $380
  • Double Deeps $400
  •  Queens

  • $50 Prepaid Purebred Russian Marked Queens
  • HoneyStrong Genetically Diverse Mated Queens
  • $35 unmarked (See tab below for bulk pricing) queens
  • $40 marked queens

  • 2024 Full Hives

    Buy a Full Hives
    HoneyStrong is excited to announce that you now can Build Your Own Hive (BYOH). You can now personalize the way you want your hive to be set up. After much research, experience, feedback, and careful planning, we have selected the top eight ways customize your hive.

    Full Hive pickup are on Fridays. As soon as we sell out of any date, we will remove that option from the menu.We go together and do a full inspection (please bring your suit and any questions you have). This is a great opportunity to learn with the experts.

    ***We will reach out to you to schedule inspection time.****

    Current available full hive dates: 08/23/2024
    Sold Out full hive dates: 4/12/2024, 4/19/2024, 4/26/2024, 05/03/2024,05/10/2024

    What size box(es) would you like?
    What date would you like?
    What size hive would you like?
    What kind of lid would you like?
    Minimal Brood Frames
    What types of frames would you like?
    What would you like for your Bottom Board?
    Would you like a feeder?
    Quantity
    Cell Phone Number (##########):
    Address where bees will be located (NC Residents only):
    State where bees will be located (XX):
    Do you agree to the Terms Listed on Website?
    Cost per hive: $350
    Total Amount: $350
    35000000

    2024 HoneyStrong Nucs

    Buy a Nuc
    Our HoneyStrong Nucs are created using our local genetic stock. The genetic makeup of this stock is a combination of Italian and Carniolan. Italian bees are widely known for their strong honey production and the Carniolan bees are mainly known for their gentle nature.

    HoneyStrong Nucs $190. A HoneyStrong nuc will include the following: a transport box, 5 deep frames of drawn comb (2-4 frames of brood/eggs, and 2-3 frames of honey/pollen), a marked and mated queen, and enough bees to begin a colony of your own. The transport box works great as a swarm trap, but can also be used for splits or queen raising within your own apiary. The nuc will be sealed up for transportation to your apiary but has a ventilation hole to prevent the bees from overheating. If you are worried about bees "leaking" out, we have a screen bag you can purchase as well.

    BULK DISCOUNTS!

    Call/Email for orders over 25. Pay by check/cash on orders over 25.
    PriceQuantity
    $190.001-2
    $180.003-5
    $175.006-9
    $165.0010-14
    $160.0015-24
    $155.0025-49
    $150.0050-99
    $145.00100-199
    $140.00200-400
    Call for pricing400+


    Current available HS nuc dates: 05/25/2024, 06/01/2024
    Sold Out HS nuc dates: 03/30/2024, 04/06/2024, 04/13/2024, 04/20/2024, 04/27/2024, 05/04/2024, 05/11/2024




    What size frames would you like?
    What Date would you like?
    Quantity
    Cell Phone Number (##########):
    Address where bees will be located (NC Residents only):
    State where bees will be located (XX):
    Do you agree to the Terms Listed on Website?
    Cost per nuc: $190
    Total Amount: $190
    1900

    2024 Packages (SOLD OUT)

    Buy a Package

    Our HoneyStrong Packages are created using our local genetic stock. The genetic makeup of this stock is a combination of Italian and Carniolan. Italian bees are widely known for their strong honey production and the Carniolan bees are mainly known for their gentle nature. Packages are $130 per package for quantities less than 10 and include the following: a screen box, sugar water in a container, nurse bees, drone bees, foragers and guard bees. The 2024 mated queen will be in a separate cage with feeder bees inside the package.

    BULK DISCOUNTS!

    Call/Email for orders over 25. Pay by check/cash on orders over 25.
    PriceQuantity
    $140.001-2
    $135.003-5
    $130.006-9
    $125.0010-14
    $122.0015-24
    $120.0025-49
    $115.0050-99
    $110.00100-149
    $107.00150-249
    Call for pricing250+


    Current available package dates**: SOLD OUT
    **Dates are subject to change due to weather delays that may have impacted the bees
    Sold Out Dates: 03/16/2024, 03/23/2024, 03/30/2024, 04/06/2024, 04/13/2024, 04/20/2024, 04/27/2024, 05/04/2024

    What Date would you like? SOLD OUT
    Quantity
    Cell Phone Number (##########):
    Address where bees will be located (NC Residents only):
    State where bees will be located (XX):
    Do you agree to the Terms Listed on Website?
    Cost per package: $140
    Total Amount: $140

    140

    2024 Russian Nucs (SOLD OUT)

    Buy a Russian Nuc

    Russians nucs are established by introducing a certified purebred Russian queen into a nuc built with HoneyStrong bees. We monitor and make sure the queen is healthy and is accepted by the colony. We buy these certified queen from a Russian breeder in the south that is part of the Russian Honey Bee Breeders association. 3 frames of bees, all 5 frames drawn comb, all frames will be deep frames.

    What Date would you like?
    Quantity
    Cell Phone Number (##########):
    Address where bees will be located (NC Residents only):
    State where bees will be located (XX):
    Do you agree to the Terms Listed on Website?
    Cost per package: $220
    Total Amount: $220

    220

    2024 Queens (Text to Reserve)

    Buy a local Queen

    Please text us for queen orders 704-993-6833. We have HoneyStrong Genetically Diverse Queens. All of our queens (except Purebred Russians) come from our own yards. We take pride in our ability to raise so many and pride in their genetics. They are mostly Italian X Carniolan. The queen(s) are 2024 queens. Purebred Russians are come from a couple members of the Russian Bee Breeders Association. Use the form below to reserve your queen. Text us if you need a HS queen! 704-993-6833

    Optional Insurance for shipping of queens: Minimal Order Quantity for queens is 15 queens. Shipping companies do not insure live animals. We offer in-house insurance for your protection. If you choose not to insure your queens with us you will be shipping them at your own risk and we will not be held responsible for any loss. Insurance is $3.00 per Queen and all queens in your order have to be insured. Insurance only applies to live arrival and does not cover any complications after delivery. If your queens arrive dead, with insurance, we will replace your queens one time only and you will have to pay for any shipping cost (there is no reimbursement). If you would like to claim insurance on your queens, videos must be taken within 1 hour of arrival and sent to info@honeystrong.com
    Price Unmarked QueensQuantity
    $35.001-9
    $33.0010-24
    $31.0025-49
    $30.0050-99
    $29.0099-199
    Call for pricing200+
    Please text us anytime to reserve 704-993-6833. $35 unmarked queen, $40 marked queen. Text date of pickup, how many queens, and if you want them marked or not.

    Terms and Condition: When picking up your bees, you should bring protective gear in case any bees were to 'leak' out of the package/nuc/hive(s). Bees travel best in/on an open truck bed. Once you leave the property, we are no longer responsible. Honey Strong LLC does not guarantee that you will be able to successfully establish a colony or "hive" the package, nuc and/or hive. You agree that you will not attempt to hold us responsible for whatever may happen to your package, nuc, and/or hive after it is picked up or for the survival or productivity of the hive that you may establish from the package, nuc, and/or hive. We do not guarantee that a queen or queens will be successfully introduced to or will be accepted by your hive. Multiple discounts can not be combine. You agree that you will not hold Honey Strong LLC responsible for queen survival in your hive, or for the condition or productivity of your hive after introduction. NO CANCELLATIONS OR REFUNDS. Pick-up date is subject to weather conditions. In order to receive the best result, move the bees over to the permanent hive within hours of arriving at your destination. All liability is waived once you leave our property with your bees. By agreeing to these terms you are also agreeing to subscribing to our newsletter. 


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