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Author Topic: What to do with this nuc?  (Read 176 times)
Oblio13
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« on: August 30, 2013, 05:10:18 PM »

Peeked in a nuc today. Looks like they swarmed or otherwise lost their queen. They've got two medium frames of sealed brood, four medium frames of stores, two partially-drawn frames, and one sealed queen cell. No open brood.

This close to winter do they have a chance? Or should I cut my losses and combine them with another hive?
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« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2013, 05:26:04 PM »

I would combine. Not enough bees or stores to make it if the queen does get bred, which may not happen.
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