As soon as they get through cleaning it up, and she finds it. Which under normal conditions is likely minutes to hours. 'Depends on the size of the brood nest. So, 2000 eggs a day, an egg a minute, 21 days in a full cycle... :scratch:
It is hard to say. I have seen a queen lay in minute from the time she stuck her
body into the cell until she pull herself out. It only takes a minute or 2. If the queen is working on let's say
frame 5 then she might not get to frame 7 in a day or 2 after these cells got cleaned
out from the time the bees hatched.
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