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I have 2 hives both have 2 deep brood chambers. When I do an inspection I tend to check only the top chamber and assume the bottom will be the same. A friend told me usually queen cells appear only in the bottom chamber. Is this true? Thanks.
 

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If the top brood box has brood in it then there can be queen cells in that box also. I don't use excluders and I have seen queen cells in the top super(6th box up) in a fist sized patch of brood.
 

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1."...assume the bottom will be the same..."
nope
2."...usually queen cells appear only in the bottom chamber..."
if your hive is honey-bound,yes. otherwise they put'em where they want.
good luck,mike
 
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