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Offline tedlemay

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Making Splits
« on: May 15, 2012, 12:57:46 PM »
I am going to make 8 or 9 splits with new queens soon and was wondering if it is best to move the new hives to a new local or can you keep them in the same yard? I can move them about 100yards. Also what time of day is the best for making splits? Morn , noon, evening?

Offline AllenF

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Re: Making Splits
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2012, 06:40:17 PM »
You can do it both ways.  How are you making your split?   Splitting double seep boxes or making 5 frame nucs?  I have moved them way apart in the past, but now they stay in the same yard.   

Offline Jim 134

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Re: Making Splits
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2012, 08:14:10 PM »

This may help you.

http://www.bushfarms.com/beessplits.htm

http://www.bushfarms.com/beesqueenrearing.htm#why

       

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