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I lost a queen earlier this year in one of my hive, either she left or more likely a clumsy beginner (me) killed her by accident. The hive built a number of queen cells and on advice from a beekeeper I removed all except one. Last week the cell was gone and tomorrow I will be checking for eggs to see if the queen was successful. As there is no sealed brood in the hive I was wondering if this was a good time to do a varooa treatment with ApiGuard?, all the varroa would be exposed meaning that one treatment might do the trick. Or should I go with 2 treatments as per the instructions. Or is a t