- Apr 20, 2010
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- Ballyronan (Northern Ireland)
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My queen went missing in action sometime round the 12th july, the bee's had not swarmed but i had a nice sealed QC on the bottom of a frame and 2 un sealed QS's on the face of one of the frames. I destroyed the two on the frame and left the one good looking one. It has hatched around the 22'nd July. There was still no sigh of eggs or Larva last thursday 12th August. The bee's are very quiet and still bringing in lots of pollen and nectar (Hymilayn Balsam). I will be doing another inspection today and if i still dont see any eggs i will presume that the hive is Q-. I am also conscearned that if she is there that she might not have mated properly and turn out to be a drone layer. So i was wondering if anybody still might have a mated queen that i could have.