I have yet to locate a queen....none of my packages or nucs came with marked queens.
I have a hive that started from a nuc that simply doesn't seem to expand.....started the end of May and still in a single deep. Much less front porch activity than the other hives. All of that group of nucs are slower than the other nucs or packages but the one is very slow.
There is open and capped brood in the slow hive...mainly worker brood with a smattering of drone drone. Good honey and pollen stores.
Question.....can laying workers produce worker brood or only drone brood?
Thanks for clarification.