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keithgrimes 

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I am going to have a problem later his year. Bought a nuc ten days ago (great bees, very calm and busy). It swarmed on Sunday so now I have two small 'colonies'. One with a laying queen and hopefully drawing comb like mad, and one with an uncapped queen cell. Assuming I am going to have two small queened colonies, can anyone recommend any tips/strategies/tricks of the trade to build up my colonies so they will stand a chance of making it through the winter?
 

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They should build up fine.
If not you can always join them back together in a couple of months for the winter.
 

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You still have plenty of time for them to build up.

If for some strange reason they don't, you can always combine them for the winter.

I would just leave them to it.
 

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Sorry Onge we posted at the same time.
Nice to see we both have the same hymn sheet though :cheers2:
 

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