Too Early for a walkaway split?

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highpointless
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Too Early for a walkaway split?

Post by highpointless » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:42 pm

Is it too early to do a walkaway split? I'd like to split an over wintered hive and have them raise a new queen.

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Re: Too Early for a walkaway split?

Post by Wally » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:18 pm

Not too early if you have 6 or more frames of brood, 4 or more frames of honey, and 15 or more frames of bees.

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