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A little tip.
Sunday I lost a new queen in the car as I tried to remove the workers from the travel/introduction cage.
The previous time I had let all the workers out of the car and had to rely on SWMBO to find the missing queen hiding in a door compartment.
This time I still had several workers flying around the car. I left them to it and returned 15mins later to find they had located the queen and were feeding her at window height. I will do this again in future. Some of the ladies can be very quick when they want to.:hurray:
 

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Your last sentence is Soooooo true Brian:svengo:

I now remove the workers in the bathroom - Loo seat down plugs in bath, shower and hand basin = no where to go but the window and fairly easy to catch her maj against the glass.
 

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Easy. Don't remove the workers.

There's no need to and in most instances it makes not one jot of difference to your introduction.

I never have and I've never had a problem.
 

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Easy. Don't remove the workers.

There's no need to and in most instances it makes not one jot of difference to your introduction.

I never have and I've never had a problem.
I agree, why remove workers?

Never seen workers cause an issue if its a slow introduction.
 

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