Presenting Her Majesty, Queen Ahu of Easter Hiveland!
This little queenie is actually not native to Easter Hiveland. Or at least isn’t part of their gene pool. I had to introduce a queen from Florin, because the original Easter Hiveland swarm was a clone swarm. (otherwise known as a colony of laying workers.)
They laid out maybe 2 partial frames of drones, then the new queen got right to laying out the rest of the combs. Now they have an incredible amount of both honey and proper brood, and I’m very proud of them for doing so well.
As of now they are still very nice bees, but once Ahu’s brood starts emerging they will quickly turn volatile. Though at least they will survive. That’s all that matters.