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I inspected my hive today. There were queen cells all over the place. Some empty, some full. I saw no eggs anywhere though a fair amount of brood both covered and not.

I saw what seemed to be a queen at one point - but it was not the marked queen I got.

Advice? Should I let nature take its course? Or am I better off getting a mated queen?
 

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at this point let nature take its course, let them make a queen, you need one and with all those cells they wont accept a new one. Marked queen is dead, or on her way out via supercedure or swarm. The bees know what they are doing, just make sure she has room to lay once she is mated
 

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Thank you.

The 2 deeps are nearly all drawn out- maybe 2 frames out of the 20 are not completely done. Should I go ahead and add a honey super or wait until I see eggs again?
 
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