Re: Be genital I am new to this. the Subject is making splits
welcome 6010. mark is kind of a perfectionist.
yes, you could do that. especially if you don't mind feeding if there isn't much nectar flowing.
they will need a strong nectar flow or syrup feeding if you expect them to draw new comb.
at the end of summer, you will want them strong enough and heavy enough to make it through winter.
how strong and how heavy depends on your location. this is why getting hooked up with some local beekeepers or joining a club is a good idea.
beekeeping since june 2010, +/- 20 hives, tf