Both hives really took off with the main nectar flow, but recently the slightly weaker colony had become queenless. I suspect I may have accidentally killed the queen during an inspection, but who really knows. I let the bees make a new queen, and she laid about two frames out, then disappeared. Luckily I had two nucleus hives I had started from the stronger hive as an experiment. Both of these are booming, so yesterday I combined the queenless hive with a small nucleus hive using the newspaper method. All this is new to me and I am sorta learning as I go, but that is what is making it so much fun. This site is a great resource and I am happy to finally be a registered member. How are your Georgia bees doing up in NC, and who did you get them from?
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