Re: Do I definitely, absolutely, 100% for SURE have a queen bees?
The only sure indicator that you have a viable queen is the presence of worker (not drone) brood. If you see eggs/larva, that may suggest the presence of a queen, but I don't know any way to be sure that those are worker eggs until those cells get capped, looking like worker brood (not drone brood).
Last edited by Rader Sidetrack; 04-07-2013 at 07:04 PM.
Reason: clarification, thanks to dnichols
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