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http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47a...TVm3ZM2YPbz4K/cC/f=0/ps=50/r=0/rx=550/ry=400/

This was their queen's cage in just three days!
It had some pollen and a few eggs laid in it.
I gave the hive a bar of empty starter comb from my other hive.
Can you imagine what they would have done to the hive had I waited any longer to remove the cage? This must be what Michael Bush means about leaving in the cage leading to really messed up comb!
 

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Very cool, thanks for sharing. I've not seen one that drawn out.
 

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This must be what Michael Bush means about leaving in the cage leading to really messed up comb!
Yes it is !! if you had had the screen down they may not have put so much on there
 

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It is common practice to intro queens screen side toward the bottom board, candy end slightly angled down, secured between two frames.:thumbsup:
 

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Candy end angled slightly up, not down. If you have it angled down, a dead attendant can block the hole. If you angle it upwards, the queen can still climb out.
 
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