I'm starting a new hive by doing a cutout from a feral hive in a bird box.
Its mainly an experimental hive.
I wondering if it is ok to cut out the hive and put them into a brood box and an upper deep brood box with starter strips and leave them alone for a while?
I have to leave the country for around 2 months and If i scatter some bait boxes and just leave the hive their to build into 2 brood boxes will It be ok by the time I get back?
Im worried about taking the risk...