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Old queen and new queen pre-swarm

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I know the old queen goes with the swarm, but the new queen - do they wait until she is mated and laying - or will the swarm take off at any time after the new queen hatches?
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The old queen leaves with the swarm. They will often swarm even before the new queen(s) emerge.
 
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