I put two four frame nucs into 10 frame hives almost two weeks ago. They are doing good, happy to have the extra space. They are both taking syrup, even with foragers working hard. I imagine they will stop taking it once they get their numbers up a bit more and have their new homes established.
I do it all the time, i put the 5 nuc frames together in the middle of the 10 frame hive with 2 empty frames on one side and the other 3 on the other.A good 5 frame nuc will need another brood box in 3 to 4 weeks.
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