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I have two types of bees in my first hive. This happened after the bees raised their queen. Most have golder abdomen with dark bands (Italian) Some have dark abdomens with yellowish grey bands. Obviously queen mated with mixed numbr of drones. Can someone identify these. Thanks.

 

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italian/carnolian cross-often the most productive.
good luck,mike
 

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Thank you. If it is a good thing I am happy. Bees must be happy too :)
 
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