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Re: One tough little colony.
« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2013, 07:35:37 PM »
Great story!   I hope they stay put this time.
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Re: One tough little colony.
« Reply #21 on: February 12, 2013, 09:06:27 PM »
Boost them with brood from another hive if you can.


Scott, I gave them a frame of brood today. I have them on medium frames in a deep nuc. I added a deep frame of brood some capped and some open. This population is really small. I don't know how well they are going to be able to warm the brood. We got a pretty good cold snap on the way. I closed up the SBB and reduced the entrance to a 3/8" hole. Should I add a 75W trouble light under the hive stand to help them keep the brood warm?