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Offline MacfromNS

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New nuc
« on: May 04, 2009, 08:59:55 AM »
I'm getting two nuc the middle of May and was wondering
should I leave them in the nuc for a while or just but them in
 a 10  frame?
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Re: New nuc
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2009, 09:21:30 AM »
I went ahead and looked at the weather pattern for Nova Scotia http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&aq=0h&oq=&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4ADBS_enUS230US232&q=weather+for+nova+scotia+canada

If this is accurate for your particular area, I would wait until the weather warms a bit before moving them into a 10 frame set up. I would wait until you're in the 60's F day time temps, at least high 50's night time temps.


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Re: New nuc
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2009, 10:02:59 AM »
JP;
Good advise you gave by checking the weather, before passing along info.

On these inter-net forum boards,it appears that often advise is given by people a 1000 + miles away, that just don't fit the location/situation at all !

I went ahead and looked at the weather pattern for Nova Scotia http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&aq=0h&oq=&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4ADBS_enUS230US232&q=weather+for+nova+scotia+canada

If this is accurate for your particular area, I would wait until the weather warms a bit before moving them into a 10 frame set up. I would wait until you're in the 60's F day time temps, at least high 50's night time temps.


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Offline MacfromNS

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Re: New nuc
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2009, 07:20:29 AM »
Thank you JP for going the extra mile.
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Re: New nuc
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2009, 09:17:48 AM »
Good question, and good luck with your bees. Have fun!


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