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gunnyrhino
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« on: August 02, 2012, 08:54:46 PM »

I recently discovered superseder queen cells on uncapped the other capped, I left the hive alone for a couple of days and rechecked, 1 cells was gone the other capped and no sign of others, I uncapped the cell to find a queen about 5 days old. will the workers recap the queen cell.
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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2012, 09:25:16 PM »

I really doubt it.    If you opened it up easy and close it back up since the wax is soft, everything should be OK. 
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2012, 06:01:23 AM »

About a third of the cap came off and it wasn't attached, wondering if i should just purchase a queen to be safe. This is my first hive.
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2012, 10:41:08 AM »

I recently discovered superseder queen cells on uncapped the other capped, I left the hive alone for a couple of days and rechecked, 1 cells was gone the other capped and no sign of others, I uncapped the cell to find a queen about 5 days old. will the workers recap the queen cell.

Why on earth did you uncap your queen cell?HuhHuhHuh
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