Why make up a nucleus colony?
We can use this to aid swarm control, make increase in colonies, a spare colony to overwinter or to re-queen a colony. We will go over the equipment needed, the techniques used and the follow on care.
As we will be moving frames and material from hive to hive we will look at the disease risk and apiary hygiene, and the all important record keeping.
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