So I had 1 out of three hives make it through our brutal winter that woulnd't end. So I have been letting the wintered hive rob out the 2 dead outs figuring it's syrup honey from fall feeding so why not. Question is picking up 2 nucs this weekend putting in the 2 deadouts Should i leave my 3/8 reducer on them so there won't be any robbing ? What should I do ? Did I screw up by letting them rob out the deadouts ? Wintered hive going like heck bringing in pollen like crazy. Thinking about splitting wintered hive also. First year wintering one so I am happy about that. Any suggestions ?