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I have a friend whose hive is queen less. They live about 11 minutes from me. Thinking of giving them a frame of brood so the bees could start their own queen. Anyone had any success transporting a frame of brood any distance without killing them? I know the temp needs to stay about 93*-94*. Just a thought instead of moving their hive here to install the frame.
 

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What I did was to place a frame or 2 into a 5 gal bucket (western frames) and close the lid. Keep them warm, yes, but I wouldn't worry about temp unless you think they may get lower than 70 as you would ideally have some nursing bees on the frames to help.
 
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