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I made a walk away split a while back and my queen had started to lay. So I figured it was time to mark her. Well when I put her back in the hive the bees Balled her up and was trying to kill her. Why did they do this? Should I have waited a while before marking her? She has been laying about two weeks now.

I ended up putting her in a push in cage and let her back out the next day and they accepted her again. Any thoughts on what happend?
 

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I waited a few min. maybe one or two min. I wondered if thats what was wrong. I have not marked many queens yet so I did not know what to think about it. I was very stressed out. The push in cage worked like I was hoping
 
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