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Offline rober

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moving hives this time of year
« on: November 05, 2020, 10:44:57 am »
i have some hives i'd like to move & the weather is perfect. is there any reason not to at this time of year? i'll be bringing them to my home yard so they'll be easier to manage.

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Re: moving hives this time of year
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2020, 10:52:59 am »
I would say to do it before the bees cluster.  If they are clustered and you hit a bump, the queen could get chilled. I assume you are moving them over 2 miles, and that's good.  Good luck.