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CliffDale 

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I installed a nuc at 7 am today, (sunday).

I dont like where they are, can I move them a mile and a half away tonight?

I'm hoping the bees would not have ventured that far yet and have not yet programmed a return flight to where they are now.

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My guess is it will be OK. If it was me, I'd just move them. And I say that expecting to be shot down in flames!
You could leave an empty box where they were then go back in the evening to see if it collected any bees.
 

CliffDale 

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I'll give it a go!

The bees are being moved across open ploughed fields and into woodland.

Its got to be out of their flight path today.

Ill put a spare brood box where I move them from.

Report back tomorrow!
Cliff
 

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