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I'm in the middle of an oxytet treatment (powdered sugar mixture on ends of frames); just did treatment #2 last night. I had some capped queen cells (that were cut out from a split that produced several extra... and moved into a nuc and a queenless hive) that have all recently hatched (in the last 3-4 days). I'm expecting them to start nuptual flights this weekend (estimate day 20 = May 22) or early next week... this is right in the middle of when I should be doing my 3rd treatment of oxytet.

If they keep to the fast timeline they seem to be on, they could be laying on the 25th... I'm planning my 3rd treatment for the 24th.

Do I need to be worried about stunting the growth of those virgin queens?
 

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The reason for giving 3-4 treatments is so a full round of brood gets treated. If you have a virgin hatching then you haven't had a laying queen in there for a while and all brood should have been treated. With that said I don't think there would be an issue with the queen if you treated again but I may be wrong. Try it and gives us a report back on the effects.
 
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