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9914Re: Laying Workers?

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  • Joseph A. Clark
    Jul 1, 2007
      Thanks, Tom. I'll give it a shot to see if it works. Hopefully, the
      problem will solve itself then.

      --- In beekeeping@yahoogroups.com, tom langley <bruthagrizz@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > If it is truly a laying worker it will kill the new queen...but
      > You can move the current hive and replace it with a vacant one.
      > Then take the laying worker hive a few feet away from the original
      > spot, the laying worker won't leave the original hive but the
      worker bees
      > will return to the new hive which you can add your queen cell or a
      frame
      > of brood in various stages to. It worked for me this spring and I
      was
      > pleased that I did not lose the colony and it is doing good now.
      There may
      > be easier ways but this is all I know about.
      > Tom
      >
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