>So, is it common to have drones in a pkg of bees?
>Is it common for the queen to be a virgin in the pkg?
There is always SUPPOSED to be a laying queen. But yes, it IS common for the queen to be a virgin, unfortunately...
>I will call my guy and find out if the queen was mated or not. If not it will at least give the bees a head start on building comb.
They will assume she is. While she well might not be...
>Last one for this post. If my newly installed pkg o bees are in the house cleaning mode, is that a good sign they plan to stay?