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  1. Bee Forum
    I recently moved a wild hive out of a tractor tire and into a Nucleus box. There were only two frames of brood in the tire so I thought the Nuc would be plenty large. Apparently not. A few days later, the majority of the bees swarmed and left the area. What was left seems way to small to...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi All, I use mediums for my bees. However I would like to try to use Nuc for a weak hive. Is it ok to put medium frames in a regular Nuc? Will the bees mind :scratch:. Thank you!
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I have a close friend in an urban area that would like to keep bees. However, they don't have a ton of space. Is it possible to keep a hive in nuc or mating boxes? Then, use additional nuc/mating boxes as supers?
  4. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    I'm a newbee, getting a 5-frame nuc and a package on the same day. Would it make any sense to take a frame of brood (without bees) from the nuc and put it with the package bees when I do the installs? I would have to do a cutout on the brood frame and tie it to my KTBH. The cut-out frame...
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