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Installed package yesterday. Queen left in cage but cork removed and candy perforated with ice pick. She looked well with 3 or4 workers. Cage suspended mid deep. Package looked generous in # with "normal" single layer of dead workers on bottom of package box. Entrance feeder with 1 to 1 syrup installed. Less than 24 hours later I observed a bee outside the hive entrance on bottom board that was a queen but sort of standing there looking cold (it was a rainy 60 degree day with 10 mph north wind) and ? disoriented. Entrance was 80 % occluded. There were a few workers outside as well. I pushed her back inside the hive but I am confused about what I saw. Any comments. I didn't open the hive due to the wind and cold. The package had only consumed a pint or so of the sugar syrup. Should I go ahead and order a new queen? This is my 2nd year and have a lot to learn.
 

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It is possible but not probable caged queen is out already unless you mostly cleared it with pick. More likely 2nd queen or stray than that caged queen has been rejected.
I have seen resident queen outside for 2 days running before, would not panic. If you have a brood frame that will help anchor them. If not I would leave them alone and see how they act, watch for pollen and normal traffic.
If you do have a rejection problem poking around is going to make it worse. Rain is your friend. I would not open to retrieve the cage until the 4th day unless they were acting normally before that. The most that will happen from the cage is a little messy comb.
60 is a heat wave!
 

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She may have been a stray virgin that was shaken into the package. It is actually pretty common.
 
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