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Laying Workers – Part 2

The first effort at combining the laying worker colony with another queen-right weak colony was not successful. Jim and John discuss what to do next and decide to combine the dysfunctional colony with a strong queen-right nucleus colony. This procedure was successful. 

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Questions:

  1. Is it always successful when you combine two colonies?
  2. Is the newspaper method of combining colonies successful because it gradually joins the two colonies?
  3. Is it possible to locate a laying worker?