Arizona Verde Valley lat. 34.56
Feb 10 swarm caught before major cold snap and storm. By April 2, had to be moved from 5 frame nuc to 8 frame deep brood box with mdium super above. yes, they were fed until the bloom started march 15.
By March 15, my beekeeper friend had 22 calls 1/2 swarms and 1/2 active cutouts. This has been a dry winter and early warm spring.