Need Bees Removed?
International
Beekeeping Forums
December 19, 2014, 11:10:37 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
News: 24/7 Ventrilo Voice chat -click for instructions and free software here
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar bee removal Login Register Chat  

Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: What if (nuc) question  (Read 315 times)
CDN BEE
New Bee
*
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 2

Location: Ontario Canada


« on: July 04, 2013, 09:44:14 PM »

New Bee here..I made up a nuc on June 9th.My concern is no queen cells .I think I have a laying worker, I added another brood frame on June 26th.Getting worried that I may not save this nuc,so I have ordered two queens that I'm picking up this Sunday.

What if I have a laying worker and add a queen,will she stand any chance of surviving?

Or should I split the nuc,add the queens and hope one survives?
Or brush out the nuc add more Bees and introduce the queens(in two separate nucs)?

Any info/ suggestions appreciated.
Logged
sc-bee
Super Bee
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1987


Location: Edgefield, SC


« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2013, 11:40:34 PM »

Maybe just me but not enough info to begin to answer:

I guess my first question would be why do you think you have a laying worker?

Did it have cells when you split it?

How big was it when you split?

Where you wanting it to make cells?

You split it once and you are talking about splitting it again?

How many frames is it?

What is the condition, brood, feed, etc?

Does the other half of the split still have a good queen?

Logged

John 3:16
sawdstmakr
Galactic Bee
******
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 3320


Location: Jacksonville FL


« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2013, 02:58:52 AM »

Ditto, same ?s as SC.
Jim
Logged

"If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed.  If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed."--Mark Twain
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Beemaster's Beekeeping Ring
Previous | Home | Join | Random | Next
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines | Sitemap Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.253 seconds with 22 queries.

Google visited last this page December 18, 2014, 03:05:18 PM
anything