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Need mated queens or combine hives

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I checked 2 of my hives today... the hive that swarmed and the hive it swarmed from... No brood in either, could not find queens... did see queen cells in both.

Where is the fastest place I can order (2) mated queens?
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Re: Need mated queens

the 2 colonies can't make direct contact between each other until they have chewed through the newspaper, with a nail poke a few holes in the paper, and probably not a bad idea to use sugar syrup. as for a upper entrance invert the inner cover, and use the opening ( notch in rim ) or shim the inner cover up a bit,
be care full about creating a contidtion for robbing you know stronger colonies if they think they can will rob a weaker colony.
My papi told me the only stupid question is the one not asked.
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