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I doubt it is a concern. They muddle around the old entrance until one finds the new to them entrance and pretty soon someone is exposing their nasonov gland and calling all the lost souls back in the hive. I worry a lot about changing over from mid entrance to bottom entrance in the spring and I am sure that weaker colonies suffer from it. Bees flying in an entrance are decoys to those looking for theirs. Such times are good for padgening which is an archaic term meaning switching your weakest hives to where the strongest just sat. The field bees from the strong colony instantly augment the population of the weaker colony.

I have always advocated these labor intensive fixes to all beekeeping problems and now as my physical prowess disintegrates, I know they do not sound all that palatable to many. Does not change the fact they work.
 
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