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Hello, I have been a bee haver for about 6 weeks now. A friend of a friend has a tree with some bees in it and being the hard charger that I am I decided to do a trap out. After watching several videos on youtube I put up a cone of screenwire and a new nuc box on the tree last Tuesday. I put a frame with eggs, larva, brood and honey in the nuc Wednesday morning.The bees immediately moved in as they were supposed to. Yesterday I checked the frame I put in the nuc and it had about 6 queen cells on one side with several closed and a few on the other side. I went today to check things out and there are only about 1 bee every three or four minutes still leaving the tree. My nuc box seems to bee very full of bees and I plan on putting a new ten frame deep hive in its place this weekend and transfer the frames and bees to the new box. Is this OK? I am afraid they are running out of room. They don't seem to be drawing out the foundation. Do I need to feed the bees to help encourage them draw out the frames? It also seems like there should be more bees than this coming out after only one week. Is this about normal? Thanks all.
 

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you should bee fine to put the ten frame box in its place they wont know the difference. just bee careful of the queen cells don't smash em you shouldn't have to feed either...they have little brood to feed they will start to store most of it.
 

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Thanks. This hive is close to where I work so I can run by there at lunch. I had limited time due to having to run a couple errands. The update for day nine had no bees coming out of the cone in the 11 minutes I was there. I was surprised there weren't a few bees coming out. Is that normal this early on? Thanks
 
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