I am going to attempt a cut out- it will be my first one. The bees are in a box that is upside down with no base. Essentially I’ll be trying to cut out the comb and rubber band it into a Nuc hive.
I will likely have no help- any ideas about how to go about it? I’m thinking I’ll try and lever off one side of the box to access the comb. Or should I place the box on its side?
It’s quite cold at the moment just a few weeks from winter. The hive is located in a house scheduled for demolition and has to go ASAP. There is another in a wall apparently- I’ll look at that as a possible trap out.
This is the box in question: