Re: Race or Breed influenced by Drone
Each egg laid by the "virgin Carnolian Queen" will be - 50% her egg and 50% of the exact sperm cell used to fertilized that egg.
Originally Posted by Scottsman
Since your queen sperm cells came from up to 20 individual drones, your next queen(s) will be 50% of your current queen and 50% of one of those ~20 drones. AFAIK, no way to know which one exact drone will the father of each exact fertilized egg.
Could have mutt queen of these types - Carni/Ita, Carni/Rus, Carni/Buc, Carni/Carni, Carni/uknown.
Probability of each to happen is unknown.
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