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Hi all,
I did a hive inspection this morning and while the bees are nice and busy I didn't find any evidence of the queen! She was laying last week when I checked but this time there is a supersedure queen cell (hatched) and no freshly laid eggs. Should I requeen, or assume that the new queen will mate and start laying? The youngest larva that I saw are around 5-6 days old (tiny and curled).

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Thank you!! I have only been at this for 10 weeks. The bees are super mellow and calm. A few days ago they were buzzing around like no tomorrow, but I figured it was because the sun finally came out.
Give them 2 weeks and you should have eggs. Try to leave them alone for two weeks so you don't disrupt mating flights and normal hive behavior. If no eggs after 2 weeks, requeen.
 
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