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jezd 

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I am trying a little experiment with a hive that did multiple supercedure cells that I would like to use in Nucs if possible, if I cut a couple out can these be hatched away from the hive first and if so at what temperature?

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If you hatch them away from the hive you obviously then have virgins to contend with and they are not so easy to utilise.

Normal brood temperature is 34C

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If you hatch them away from the hive you obviously then have virgins to contend with and they are not so easy to utilise.

Normal brood temperature is 34C

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I do the same as finman to get extra queens.
I gave a friend 4 cells today in roller cages and showed him where to put them between the bars.
Don't do this if you have a queen in residence or it will induce a swarm.
 

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