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I'm just a hobbyist and have a colony I'd like to re-queen because there kinda mean but no suppliers have any queens until May. Not sure the forum is allowed to post where to get queens but...does anybody know where I can get a queen?
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There are suppliers with queens. Dixie Bees is one. Have you asked at your local club? If you were closer I could offer one in a week. Do you have a second hive? Pull all the super young larvae out of the pita hive, dethrone the queen, and then all a frame with just hatched larvae to the hive a few hours later. They will handle it from there. Check back for a laying queen in three weeks.
 
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