Late Swarm in Ohio
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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2016
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    Columbus, Ohio
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    Default Late Swarm in Ohio

    I have a late swam in Ohio still in the swarm trap on 5 Deep frames. Is it too late in the season to try and move them to a standard 10 frame deep and hope to get them filled out enough to make it through the winter? or would it be better to keep them in a 5 frame Deep NUC with 1 or more 5 frame medium NUCs above?

    Frank

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  3. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Location
    Aylett, Virginia
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    Default Re: Late Swarm in Ohio

    I would put them in the nuc and add boxes if necessary. Two deep 5 frame boxes is better than one deep 10 frame box.
    Thankfully, the bees are smarter than I am. They are doing well, in spite of my efforts to help them.

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