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Arfermo 

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Lost my mated queen. Replacement required urgently
No local friend in your BKA to let you have a frame of bias? Might be a better option than hoping for a spare Q that might bring problems that other person wants rid of.
 

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Too many - but not nearly enough
You did start a thread this morning, people have asked what happened to see if we could work out what exactly has happened/whether we can recommend a fix.
How did you lose the queen?
 

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If your judgement is based on the fact that you have no brood and are unable to visually spot the Queen it doesn't mean that you are Queenless.
There may be a non laying Queen or a virgin Queen in there.
The marking paint may have been cleaned off the old Queen.
If you put a new Queen in there and it is not Queenless the bees will kill the new Queen.
Your other post suggests that there are a lot of bees in the hive, I think you estimated 50,000.
Wait till we get another warm day (15c or above), and take another look. Ideally get another beekeeper to take a look - fresh pair of eyes.
If still no Queen then add a frame containing eggs from another colony - if it is Queenless the bees will build Queen cells from this, in which case you can then decide to try adding a Queen or leave a Queen cell to hatch.
Beekeeping takes a lot of patience.
 

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Gail hasn’t been on since her original post. She was in a conversation immediately afterwards so likely she is sorted. Just hope her diagnosis is correct.
 

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We have overwintered queens available in Dorset and can post. If you definitely need one please feel welcome to send me a pm.
Hello I have a strong nuc gone Q - why ?? Saw this post. Can you give me details please, price, delivery etc. Thank you. Regards Brian
 

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I have a mated Queen heading a double Kieler. Overwintered. Marked Blue.
£70 including postage
 
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