Queen Bee.

This weekend was totally exciting because I was checking on my big green hive and found some supersedure cells. I pulled one off thinking that the queens had already moved into the hive to battle it out with the other queens, but no she was still in the cell and she hatched right on my hand. It was amazing. Honestly I was so surprised I didn't really know what to do. I decided that if I hadn't (mistakenly) taken her out of her spot she would still be in the hive, so I put her back in. I think there must have been a battle that night. Only one queen can survive. If I had been preparaed I probably could have split the hive. But. I. Wasn't. I imagine that hive will swarm.

Lots to learn.

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