Thank you, I will check every other day now and when I see eggs, I will transfer the nuc into a full size colony. I put two fresh frames of brood from another colony into this nuc so they have a continuous supply of new workers hatching.
Troy Rhodes wrote:It's 2-3 weeks after she hatches, and 2-3 days after she takes the mating flight.
I check 3 times per year now, whether they need it or not. Or if I think there is funny business going on...
Troy Rhodes wrote:Every time you open the hive, you set them back 1/2 a day or so.