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Offline RHBee

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Mating Nuc being robbed
« on: September 17, 2012, 04:01:06 AM »
I had a swarm the other day and the parent hive had three queen cells. I decided to create a mating nuc for one of the queens. I noticed it was being robbed so I put a robbing screen in place. How long do I need to keep it in place to stop the robbing?
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Re: Mating Nuc being robbed
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2012, 10:45:12 AM »
I keep screens on my nucs all the time. Robbing may have subsided for the time being but could start up all over again, setting your bees even further behind. I put them on and leave them on.

 

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