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Hello,

Can i take an empty NUC, put inside alot of young bees fromm another hive + honey + pollen + brood and make all the queen rearing process
(Grafting method) in this NUC ?
instead of the method of Starting hive + Building Hive that i used till now

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Randi
 

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Do you want them to make 1-2 cells to create a queen for this nuc, or do you want to have this nuc draw and cap a lot of cells for use in other hives/splits? The answer to the questions is YES you can use this nucs to do either, but if you want to have them draw 20 cells ya better pack this nuc FULL of bees.
 

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Sorry if i was misunderstood.

My purpose is to insert to this NUC full of bees
20 artifitial queen cells with grafted larve

I want to know if this method can also be good for
queen rearing, using one NUC full of young bees
for all the queen rearing proccess ?

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Yes I have a friend who raises 20-25 cells at a time in a 5 frame nuc. STUFF it full of nurse bees, and feed syrup when you intro them. Should work fine.
 
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