Boosting a Weak Nuc Above a Strong Hive

Coming out of winter, we had a handful of nucs that were not building up like they should be. They were queenright, but just had too small a cluster left to really get much brood going. We decided to boost them by placing them above a really strong colony so that they could benefit from the heat and the addition of some nurse bees who we hoped would move up to help things along.

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