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Introducing a queen

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'''Introducing a queen into a queenless unit''' 
If you for whatever reason have a colony or some bees without a queen, you will need to introduce a new queen into the colony. This needs to be done with care, since the worker bees will not accept a new queen under all circumstances. A new queen, that you may have bought, or reared elsewhere, is usually first kept in a small receptacle, called a queen cage, together with some worker bees, which are often called nursery bees.
To introduce the queen into the queenless colony fowllow these steps: