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Author Topic: Down size to a nuc ??  (Read 358 times)
twintrades
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« on: July 27, 2011, 03:45:50 PM »

OK i have this cut out hive as most of you know. Looked today and they had only 3 frames of brood. The rest is there old comb filled with sugersyrup/ nector.

The brood box was like this. Left to right as if standing in front of the hive.
1 empty frame, Brood, Brood, Brood, Comb with pollen/honey (CWP/H), CWP/H, CWP/H, CWP/H , Drone comb had pollen, Drone comb had pollen.

The drone comb had some Mold on the pollen ?!? Why would that be ? I never saw bees use it so i left it out and replaced it with new frames that had foundation.

Now
Frame W foundation( FWF) , Brood, Brood, Brood, FWF,FWF, The rest are CWP/H

Hope i did something right..... If not tell me what i can expect to happen. 
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2011, 09:03:07 PM »

Feed the cut out 1 to 1 syrup to build up the numbers before fall.   See how fast you can get it to grow before the end of the season.
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2011, 10:02:12 PM »

Ive been feeding steady. Will continue to do so till winter. Durring the end of our first flow the bees didnt pay the syrup any mind. Now there allover it.
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