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Offline ConfedMarine

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time between queens(requeening)
« on: August 19, 2006, 07:01:59 PM »
I am going to do a newspaper combine to requeen a hive. Is there a certain amount of time that needs to lapse between killing the original queen and placing the brood box(with new queen and crew) on top of the existing deep or can I do it all at the same time?
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« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2006, 09:24:01 PM »
that's a good question that I would like to know also, I have combined queens this way with queen less hives but not killed a queen the combine, I might never do it but like to hear what some of the old pros think!!!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2006, 04:54:55 PM »
12 hours is my prefered amount.  24 is ok.  2 hours will do in a pinch.  None will probably do simply because of the time delay of chewing through the newspaper.
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Offline ConfedMarine

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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2006, 10:13:01 PM »
Thanks for your help.
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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2007, 11:10:24 AM »
Thats good info 12hours I'm going to remember that
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