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Offline son800

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Caged Queen
« on: August 31, 2013, 02:53:09 AM »
How long should I keep a queen caged after I rescued a colony from a cutout? 

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Re: Caged Queen
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2013, 03:18:40 AM »
I usually release her right after the relocation.... which is usually just before dark.  I have long since learned you will not have a 100% retention.  If you can accept a 50/50 chance, it makes it easier to accept the results.