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We have here a wormy weather for almost a week(36 celcius).
I have one hive that i split and wait the girls to raise a new queen for 29 days allready. every week i put one frame of brood with eggs, so the girls will raise new queen.

Last week was the first time i didn't see any queen cells, so i thought i have a virgin queen inside the hive


I did my weekly insoection today, hopping to see some eggs from a new queen
that the bees raised. no eggs, no queen cells and no laying worker. I put another brood frame with eggs from another hive.

Maybe i have a failed virgin queen inside? what i need to do from now on?

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Randi
 

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I have seen virgins that took up to 2 weeks to get bred and start laying.. possible she is there and just has not yet mated or has yet to start laying
 

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I put another brood frame with eggs from another hive.
Maybe i have a failed virgin queen inside? what i need to do from now on?
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Randi
I think you have done all you can do now but wait, the frame with eggs is a good idea, Good Luck
 

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It sounds like you've done all you can do. It's very possible that on your last inspection your new queen was out on a mating flight. If you give them a frame with eggs and they aren't making queen cells and you don't have laying workers....then you've got a queen. Patience. And good luck.
 

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It's hard to be patient after you've been so patient. I would still give them a frame of green brood to see what they do and then wait. In fact, you don't have much choice. I'm anxious to know how you do with that one!
 

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Last summer it took me 2 months to get my hive to produce a laying queen, after the old one died.

I did as you put a frame with eggs in every other week until they succeeded.
 
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