New Queen - Drone Brood among Worker Brood

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BernardBlack 

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New mated Queen been laying nearly 3 weeks.

Brood pattern seems good, but there’s the odd drone Brood in among the worker Brood (Not loads, just enough to notice)

Is that normal for a new Queen?

I was thinking it was down to her being immature and just not fully regulated her laying yet? (A bit like laying 2/3 eggs in a cell?)
 

oliver90owner 

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Worth watching. Are there fresh drones from recent eggs? Otherwise, as per JBM.

Were there drone cells, previously, on the comb? If so, hardly surprising?
 

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