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I had moved eggs into a queenless hive and they made queen cells. I checked on Friday and found the new queen. Based on the timing, she probably emerged last Tuesday. I checked the hive today for eggs, but did not find any. If she emerged last Tuesday or Wednesday, about how long does it usually take until she starts laying and I find eggs? Jim
 

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FWIW, in my location, with my bees, I very recently had a queen hatch under similar circumstances and she started laying in 10 days. She has gotten bigger since hatching, and has darkened a bit.
 

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16 days after my queen hatched I noticed larva. I cant see eggs very well. I looked very hard on the 2nd of Aug, nothing. On the 4th of Aug I see a good patern of Larva.
 

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I use the bee yard calendar a lot but before I found it I always figured on seeing eggs 30 days from when I started the nuc or gave them a frame of eggs. I've seen it take 34 days but it's rare. 26 days is more common.

Any way you figure it this will be around 2 weeks after emerging.

At 40 days I throw in the towel and combine them.
 
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