The NEW Paradise Honey Q4 Nuc & Mating hive, made in Finland is a multifunction hive for building new colonies or raising Queen Bees. Equipped with sliding entrance reducers on all four sides, floor/base grills, Zone dividing plate, Varroa Test plates and a Top Feeder, this NUC hive has it all.
With the Q4 Frame Nuc Hive & Mating Hive, four queens can be mated simultaneously within the same box by dividing this 8 frame hive into 4 equal two frame mating units.
If used as a mating hive each two frame compartment should be equipped with a frame with emerging brood and the second frame containing food (or a frame feeder) together with a sealed queen cell or hatched virgin queen. After the queen is establish and laying, the queen can be removed and the unit can be reused for mating another queen. At the end of the season in the Autumn (Fall), the dividers can be removed and the eight frame colony can be united as one, resulting in overwintered with a single young queen.
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