Late Swarm - need advice
I'm a first year beekeeper, with two hives. One was doing well, but I didn't realize how well. The one hive swarmed today. I captured the swarm and put them in a new hive I quickly put together. My question is - now what? At this date is it OK for me (in Williamsburg, VA) to go ahead with both hives? Is it "too late"? Should I feed sugar to both hives (swarm and source hive)? Also, I only had two extra frames, which I put in the hive. I'll be trying to get more this weekend. I'm using all medium, eight frame hives. Any other general advice.
I didn't notice queen cells on the hive, but had not checked the bottom box in a few weeks. My fault, but I really didn't expect it starting from package bees put in place on June 1st...
Thanks all. Don
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