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A swarm of 20,000 bees followed a car for two days because their queen was stuck inside.

A swarm of 20,000 bees followed a car for two days because their queen was stuck inside.

If two queens hatch at once, they must fight to the death. The stinger of a worker bee and a queen bee is actually a modified ovipositor (an organ used to lay and position eggs)

They will also agitate and run her around in order to prevent her from laying many eggs. If they are going to swarm, they will create new queen cells and allow the queen to lay eggs so a new queen can emerge and take over the hive.

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Too many queens for one bee hive means it's time to swarm. The old queen leaves in search of a new home, taking most of the workers with her.

Older worker bees will reject queens that they are not familiar with and tend to view them as a colony invader, even when they have no hope of raising a new queen on their own. This is especially true if the queen is unmated, or not well-mated, with numerous drones from unrelated colonies.

Queen honey bee. Expect a newly-emerged queen to begin laying eggs within two or three weeks.

Mix one part dish soap to four parts water in [a] spray bottle. Spray all bees … with this solution. The soap-water solution will kill the bees but doesn't leave a harmful residue like an insecticide. Spray every bee until no bees return for at least one day

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