Re: Banking queens - Kill attendants?
All in one nuk, correct?
Originally Posted by Joseph Clemens
I have 3 caged purchased queens to place (requeens and splits) that I got overnited and received on Thursday. I got 10 total, and 3 remain but I won't be able to do anything with them until Sunday. I thought of a 4 frame nuk and pull some frames from a hive, make sure no queen before I put them in nuk.
Sunday is pretty long to just keep them in cages and giving a drop of water twice a day? Or will that be ok too? Which is safer/better for queens?
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March 2010; +/- 30 hives, TF