Re: Just did 1st split ever! 50/50. Nervous.
Well, I wouldn't go that far. There are very few beekeepers that I would call "the best" and even fewer that I would call "the worst" and none to their faces, except maybe the best.
Originally Posted by NewbeeInNH
After 5 days or a week maybe you should go into the two hives and see if you find one drawing emergency queen cells on the face of the comb. That's the one w/out the queen. The other one, the one w/ the queen, you should super. If the one w/out the queen is low in population and the queenright one has lots of bees rob a frame of brood and bees from the queenright one and give it to the one raising queen cells. It'll help to keep them going.
Best wishes "best beekeeper".
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