Queen waste question

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trulli1 

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Hi there,

Just wondering, when worker and drone bees need to relieve themselves they leave the hive to do so, what does the queen do?

I am guessing her helpers take care of this for her?
 

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Yes. The attendants do this for her.

This is standard info that most books will mention.

PH
 

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