Re: Can a Laying Worker fly?
Laying Workers lay 20-40 eggs, (sometimes as many as 80), then return to the work force.
I too have wasted a lot of time and brood resources requeening Laying worker hives. In the Spring of the year, I would shake the bees out near another hive, or hives, and remove the equipment from the former location. When you have another queen, take the brood resources you need from a donor hive(s) and start a NUC. You, and the NUC, will be better off in the long run. JMO
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