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Author Topic: package install inspection. how long to wait?  (Read 272 times)
House Bee
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« on: April 10, 2012, 05:58:45 AM »

i installed my packages and 3-4 days after i inspected to see if the queen was released. she did and i installed the 10th frame. now, how long should i wait till i can inspect again! and again after that?
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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2012, 06:39:56 AM »

For new(er) beekeepers, I recommend inspecting every 7-10 days, just to observe and learn. Yes, you may be "setting them back" a bit by inspecting that often, but they're your bees, and the best way to learn is to get in the hive and check things out.
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