If thats all the bees the second hive, I day say it wont make it period. If that is all the bees that hive has, try shaking 3-4 bars of bees into the weak hive and see what happens.
LOL! So true! One of my favorite beekeeping sayings is:what she said ^
I know that isn't helpful but it is so rare for us beekeepers to agree I thought I would highlight it.
To combine you can just dust the bees in both colonies with icing sugar NOTE: Dust! not Douse.
Ain't no sucrose in a tree.
Raw material for comb can be supplied in the form of syrup, or their own hard work. Your choice.Wickipedia said:Although nectar's main ingredient is natural sugar in a proportion of approximately 55% sucrose, 24% glucose and 21% fructose...