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Thistle Bee Co.

2025 Pure Russian Nuc Deposit

2025 Pure Russian Nuc Deposit

Regular price $100.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $100.00 USD
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$225 for a 5 Deep frame Nuc.  Local pick-up only in Ann Arbor, MI. Available April/May of 2025.


We only use pure Russian certified bees. One of the biggest threats to the modern beehive and (beekeeper) is the varroa mite. Russian bees are proven to have increased resistance to varroa and tracheal mites. They are a hardy race that overwinters well. In our opinion, they are the best suited bee race for our climate. In every study comparing Russian and Italian bees, Russian bees produced as much or more honey that Italians.

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