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  1. #1
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    Jun 2012
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    Default When Should I Start Seeing Queen Cells?

    I added two frames of brood with eggs, uncapped larvae and capped larvae to a small hive that has lots of adult bees making honey but had no brood what so ever present. I do not want to disturb the hive a lot so how long should I wait until I might see some queen cells being made?

  2. #2
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    Nov 2011
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    Winhall, VT
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    Default Re: When Should I Start Seeing Queen Cells?

    After I put a frame of eggs and brood into a queenless hive I wait six days and then check those frames for cells.
    Raising Vermont Bees one mistake at a time.
    USDA Zone 5A

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