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Offline Carol

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My hive swarmed...but they are bringing in lots of pollen
« on: July 29, 2013, 02:49:26 PM »
My have thru off a swarm on 7.26.13.  They are bringing in lots of pollen. Does that mean there is already a Queen or do they just continue to bring it in knowing there will soon be one.

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Re: My hive swarmed...but they are bringing in lots of pollen
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2013, 03:37:21 PM »
I have never seen a direct correlation between pollen gathering and queenrightness.  I've seen queenless hives haul pollen like crazy.
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