Nuc/package installation Tip #2 If the queen is caged, you must return in about 4 days to verify . .
If the queen is caged, you must return in about 4 days to verify the queen was released from the cage by the workers. If not released by then, you can make a very small hole in the candy plug to encourage release if necessary. She must be released by a week, no later, by lifting the edge of the screen held close as possible to the frames.