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Evaluating A Queen’s Performance – Part 2

John searches for brood frames to contribute to the colony that apparently has queen problems. John finds the queen and moves her out of the way in order not to accidentally move her to the other colony. This is being done to subsidize the weaker colony until a new queen can be purchased.

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Questions:

  1. What can be done to help stabilize a weakened colony until a new queen is obtained?
  2. What age of brood can be used to help stabilize a weakened colony?
  3. Should disease be checked for prior to transferring frames between colonies?