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beedad
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« on: June 01, 2012, 10:41:18 PM »

if the queen of a hive dies, but there are a few swarm cells, would the first emerging virgin queen have a cast off swarm, or want to kill the other queen cells...IF the hive has a high population? Thoughts? Opinions?
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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2012, 10:45:19 PM »

If the hive has plans to swarm and you kill the queen, they will swarm with the first queen hatched. Is that what you are asking?
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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2012, 11:03:11 PM »

ok, thanks!
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