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You can destroy them all day long. They are going to continue to build them. ;)

Is this from a hive that over wintered or a new package?
 

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Intervening in the affairs of bees and queens is usually not good. They usually know what they are doing. With all the miticides in the wax, the average queen is now getting superseded three times a year (according to presentation I saw by Dr. Nancy Ostiguy) so maybe it shouldn't be so surprising that so many package queens get superseded...

The miticides cause sterility of the drones and low fertility of the queens.
 
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