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BjornBee
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« on: July 20, 2012, 08:46:07 AM »

Has anybody ever experienced a queen leaving the hive to go hang out with other bees outside the hive in bearding?

I swapped some hives, and left the beard cluster to go back in the weaker hives that I had placed in the strong hive's location. It had me wondering if a queen could of been in those beard clusters.

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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2012, 08:58:16 AM »

Good question.   I have had a queen above the inner cover before.   Why was she up there, who knows.  I really don't see why she would leave the brood area, but with bees, you never can tell.  I really doubt that she would leave the hive though.   
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« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2012, 11:36:34 AM »

Has anybody ever experienced a queen leaving the hive to go hang out with other bees outside the hive in bearding?
Thank you.

  Yes I have see this for the first time and only time last year at owelee has taking 53 years for my to see this  shocked shocked


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