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    Re: How to properly split 1 hive into 2

    I was answering your question about additional splits a bit belatedly. I was not sure of the split date so I was not sure of the first hatch date. There is a little window of when the 1st queen kills...
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    Re: How to properly split 1 hive into 2

    Recap; You have QCs and brood on eight frames in the original hive which now has hatched out or nearly so. You want to split this hive again. How and how many is the question. Queen Castle would be...
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    Re: How to properly split 1 hive into 2

    Do not pull frames. Looking through the inner cover hole or briefly lifting the inner cover is not going to hurt anything. If all you see is brood and no cover bees the queen flew back and you need...
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    Re: How to properly split 1 hive into 2

    Agree it is normal. The only chance of being off is if you did not get the queen and they drifted back leaving the brood behind. Not at all likely. You can check through the inner cover or just look....
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