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  1. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    I have had a very smarmy colony ( with clipped queen). To stop them going I placed a queen excluder beneath the brood box (10 days ago). They have not made any new queen cells; however, the queen has not gone back into lay at all! When should I remove the queen excluder? Any advice appreciated.
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