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I started a new nuc about a 3 months ago I bought a mated queen and she was introduced successfully she layed for about 3 weeks and then something happened and she died the nuc made emergency queen cells and raised a new queen I saw her shortly after emerging she was rather small I checked again 2 weeks later and found her again she is much much larger now so I assume she mated successfully but after almost a month now still no eggs should I pinch her and add a frame of eggs or give her alittle longer?
 

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The weather has been good it was real hot a week ago but other than thst perfect I have heard of some queens taking longer to start laying but when should you say enough and replace her that is my question?
 

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If she's in there, then be patient. If she mates well then she'll lay when she's ready, If she does not mate well, she'll lay drones. Waiting will give you an answer.
 
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