Re: Shake out for Laying worker
My preferred method also. Just, the excluder is a must, to stop the queen accidentally moving into a bunch of unfriendly bees, and I normally leave it 2 weeks before I'll disturb it again, not saying a few days won't work just I've never tried that.
Originally Posted by rweakley
Nothing wrong with the other method of feeding them brood for several weeks, just, like all things bees, there's often more than one way to skin a cat.
44 years, been commercial, outfits up to 4000 hives, now 120 hives and 200 nucs as a hobby, selling bees. T (mostly).