As my hive fills up, can I, before they swarm, take a few bars out with brood and bees and place them in a newly built hive? Will they make a queen, or do I have to buy one? Thanks
These are great questions about what is known as 'splitting' or 'dividing' a Top Bar Beehive. Here are the two most popular methodologies
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