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I have an 8-frame divided into two mating nucs for some special virgin queens a local breeder gave me. If they mate successfully, I'd like to combine each queen and her couple frames of bees with multiple frames of capped/emerging brood and the clinging nurse bees from other hives to build them each up to be able to overwinter. (Each queen would be in separate hives of course.)

...but I don't want to have to cage the queens for an introduction if I can help it.

I guess I could do a newspaper combine but wonder if it would it work to put the frames of capped brood and their nurse bees from other hives over the new queens with a double screen board between for a couple days before combining them?

Any advice?
 

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Either double screen or newspaper will work. You could also just add frames of emerging brood with no clinging bees without a screen or paper. You also have three to four months until winter for them to build up on their own if you want to feed them. You have lots of options. Any of them will work.
 

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A DSB would work or or just expose all the frames of bees to light for a few minutes and then merge.
 
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