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Author Topic: Eight Frame Medium Nucleus  (Read 387 times)
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« on: June 14, 2013, 08:52:38 AM »

Has anyone overwintered bees in an 8 frame medium nucleus?
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2013, 12:53:54 PM »

Most every winter...

http://www.bushfarms.com/beesnucs.htm#overwinternucs

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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2013, 09:55:26 PM »

I overwintered a very small swarm I caught on Sept. 6th in a two-story 5-frame medium nuc and they did great.  I have split the hive several times since then and it has turned into one of my best hives.
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