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So I just did this and I'm wondering if I should go put it back. I have a queenless hive. (That's another story) I just took a frame that contained 6 to 7 swarm cells (some capped some not) and put it in the queenless hive. Any reason this wont work out and that the queenless hive gets a new queen this way? Anyone ever tried this? I'm interested in your comments. Thanks
 

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It will work as long as the queenless hive has not turned into a laying worker hive. Like Zookeeper said its always worth a try. It's easier to requeen queenless hive with a queen cell than it is a mated queen sometimes.
 
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