cut outs how early can we doit

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by tbb39, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. tbb39

    tbb39 New Member

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    just had a warming spell and got 2 calls about bees in there walls. i tried to tell one of them that its to cold and we should wait until mid may. but one wants them out ASAP. so can i cut them out now and feed them sugar on top or will they just freeze. mid Michigan thumb here snow just melted and still ice in ditches
     
  2. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    Quote them a price for doing it the first sunny, 60 degree day. Then just say there is an additional 100 dollar charge if you do them before, as you cannot save the bees. They most likely will wait. If not, use the 100 to buy sugar and insulation.