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Transferring Bees – Part 2

About one week later, John revisits the transferred hive in its new location and reviews its recovery progress.  

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Questions:

  1. About how long should you wait to open a transferred colony?
  2. What has happened to the rubber bands that were holding the comb in the frames?
  3. What are two reasons for having easily movable frames in a colony?
    Should a transferred colony be fed?