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Offline orvette1

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Is she a bad queen?
« on: May 09, 2009, 05:36:59 AM »
I put a new young queen in a hive. I did all I was supposed to before I did. She doesn't lay in a proper pattern. She will fill an entire frame then skip some then spot fill another. Lately I haven't seen any capped brood, but there seem to be as many bees as before. Any ideas?

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Re: Is she a bad queen?
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2009, 07:20:53 AM »
When did you put this new queen in?

Do you see the different stages of the egg, larva?

Have you seen capped brood in this hive already, by this queen?

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Re: Is she a bad queen?
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2009, 07:56:52 AM »
It has been said that a queen does her best work in her second year. I would wait and see on this one if you recently installed her. Look at the big picture with this hive also, are they building? Making honey?

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