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E1M 

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Just back from inspecting our hives and one , which last week we found the Queen ABOVE the excluder, put her back in the brood box, and added another super as it was a brood and 1/2. Guess what?
This week eggs in all boxes.
Any ideas on what to do? The excluder is in good condition.
Thank you in anticipation.
Iain
 

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To some queens the QX is just an inconvenience and whatever you do they'll pass through it - had a queen do that a few years ago
 

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So I guess it will not yield any honey crop.
Is it worth trying to split the colony? Wait for a Queen cell hopefully.
 

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Now that makes sense. Does it mean the Queen would still lay in all boxes or only the lower ones?
 

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watch the video I link too, then click on the name and watch part one, queen lays in all, makes more bees, after the longest day (june ) the brood nest shrinks and replaced with honey stores
 

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