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queen replacement

  1. Bee Forum
    I lost a queen due to swarming. I removed all the queen cells and bought a new queen in a cage. I kept her in between frames for 3 days and then released her. I even gave open brood frame. Now I look and there is no sign of the queen. what could have happened? why are the bees don't want...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Have a new 8fr hive where the new queen should have capped brood in a couple more weeks. (I can never see eggs, just have to wait longer.) I would like to newspaper combine a double med hive with it. (not happy with queen - hot) For sure going from a double 4fr nuc to an 8fr box needs a...
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