Thursday, March 18, 2010

here, princess

a new queen cell -- empty, just the way we like them ;)

I destroy these when I find them; if the queen lays inside, we could have a swarm on our hands.

1 comment:

  1. Indeed. This is a supersedure cell, which means that the workers are preparing a coup. Maybe their mother is getting old and her laying abilities have diminished. There is no pension plan in the bee world. You must die when rendered obsolete.