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Offline Michael Bush

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Re: Give them eggs or a queen?
« Reply #20 on: May 25, 2009, 12:07:52 AM »
Keep in mind that it takes 24 to 28 days from a split to a laying queen.  Not finding eggs and brood before that doesn't mean much.  A frame of eggs and brood is always good insurance.
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