How long can queen go after hatching without attendants?
To make a really long story short, I have a hive that's swarmed twice in as many weeks. When I went in the hive today to see what was going on there were still 8 queen cells that had not hatched yet. To minimize the potential for additional swarms, I removed all but two queen cells from the hive. The ones I removed I put into separate mason jars and have been incubating them at 94 degrees. Just now I checked and one of them has hatched.
This is great news, except I have no idea what to do with her now. I saved them just in case the queens failed in the hive that swarmed and really didn't expect them to actually make it.
So my question is, it's 10pm at night, I have no nuc assembled and am expecting a long day in teh office tomorrow. How long can this queen go without any attendants feeding her? What should my next step be?