Speed of Filling Out Frames
It has been a week since I moved the wild hive from work to my house. I have provided sugar water in a hive top feeder. Today is the first day that weather has allowed a huge pollen gathering. The weather should cooperate for at least the next week. I'm still trying not to disturb them too much and did not want to again until next Saturday. At what rate, per day, should I anticipate they could fill out one frame with foundation? Trying to decide if I should check the first day I can or wait until next Saturday; have a second brood super ready. Three days ago there was no comb on the two outside frames and a cold front has shut them down until today (minus some late afternoon foraging on one of those days). I did not inspect the frames inside the outside two. Please advise. Jim
Canyon, Texas (Near Amarillo in the Panhandle).
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