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Starting colony buildup calculator




I wrote about initial colony buildup at https://scientificbeekeeping.com/modeling-nuc-buildup/ 

I created a spreadsheet model that allows you to estimate and visualize how different methods of starting colonies affects the colony age structure and growth.  I works for package, nucs started with laying queens, queen cells, or walkaway splits.

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