These are some things you’ll find in your hive. You should be able to easily identify each of these.
Drone Cells vs. worker Cells
Drone bee – note the large eyes and rounded abdomen.
Queen – this one is quite light in color. They may also be darker.
Drone (circled) – there are at least 4 others. The queen is also here – can you find her?
Queen Cells – if you see these, your hive is either going to swarm or supersede.
Swarm cells on the bottom of frames. This hive swarmed twice later in the week.
A nice solid frame of capped worker brood.
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