Please bare with me after 14 beers. I opened my two over wintered hives today for the third time this year that were bursting with bee's. I found young drones, Capped brood, plenty of larvae in all stages and good laying patterns. Plenty of pollen, honey from pussy willow. My problem was I could not see eggs clear. My 61 year old eyes suck. I split both hive with = amount of everything I could see and placed them both in the original hive location. Finding local queens around here seems to be a problem. I like the genetics I have anyway. ? is do they need day old eggs to make a queen?