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I grafted about 20 queens on Thursday, 5/8 and according to the queen rearing calendar I need to transfer the individual cells to nucs on Saturday, 5/10, and the queens should emerge on Tuesday, 5/20. The weather has been very cool this week, like 15 degrees cooler than normal. Does the cooler temperature delay or inhibit queen development? Thanks for anyone's sage advice.
 

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Long as there are enough bees in there they will keep the temperature right were it should be. If the weather is bad & no foraging is possible a little sugar syrup fed to them keeps them stimulated & happy to raise good well fed cells.
 

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Good luck.
I'm exactly in the same schedule as you. This afternoon - make the mating nucs and tomorrow give them the cells. The weather is not very appropriate for bee manipulations: after the rain stopped I got high speed wind and cold. It wont be so pleasant.
 
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