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House Bee
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« on: July 01, 2012, 12:33:58 PM »

when the last bees and queen leave abscond do they die off ,find hive without queen , try to start over or try to take over other hive by killing the queen ? just curios what happens to them .
Joe D
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« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2012, 12:52:57 PM »

If it is early enough in the year, they will find a new home and start over.  If iit is to late for them to build store they will probably die, or someone will catch the swarm.

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