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Queen characteristics, behaviors, problems as well as bee breeding.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: How I plan on overwintering 40 mating nucs on mini frames

    Started by Lauri, 08-17-2013 04:20 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 140
    • Views: 88,347
    09-12-2016, 12:13 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Successful Queen Introduction tips.

    Started by HarryVanderpool, 05-08-2015 09:46 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 93
    • Views: 48,169
    08-19-2016, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: My Cell Building Methods

    Started by Michael Palmer, 07-07-2010 07:50 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 78,112
    07-26-2016, 01:28 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rearing queens for a small operation

    Started by Ddawg, 01-20-2015 08:43 AM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 7
    • Replies: 136
    • Views: 79,037
    07-18-2016, 06:15 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: first attempt at queenrearing

    Started by squarepeg, 12-08-2012 09:16 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 107
    • Views: 76,257
    03-17-2015, 12:17 AM Go to last post
  1. April fools day splits

    Started by marshmasterpat, 04-04-2016 05:46 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,174
    04-04-2016, 05:46 PM Go to last post
  2. Dividing a 10 frame deep question.

    Started by Steve zone 5 WI, 03-26-2016 08:45 AM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,440
    04-02-2016, 05:52 PM Go to last post
  3. Pollen collection for queens

    Started by kaizen, 03-24-2016 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,619
    04-01-2016, 02:20 AM Go to last post
  4. how many days

    Started by beefarmer, 03-30-2016 06:40 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,218
    03-31-2016, 07:57 AM Go to last post
  5. candling queen cells

    Started by squarepeg, 03-29-2016 05:41 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,960
    03-30-2016, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  6. mini mating nucs

    Started by beefarmer, 03-25-2016 10:37 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,855
    03-30-2016, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  7. Sharpie Oil based for marking queens.

    Started by Harley Craig, 03-25-2016 06:53 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,554
    03-29-2016, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  8. How far away do hives with drones, need to be from mating nucs?

    Started by Matt903, 02-16-2016 01:32 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 7,011
    03-28-2016, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  9. Virgin Queen Mating Flight?

    Started by GA SHOOTER, 03-28-2016 10:19 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,327
    03-28-2016, 02:46 PM Go to last post
  10. Advice needed on a balled queen

    Started by beepro, 03-20-2016 01:22 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,846
    03-28-2016, 01:41 AM Go to last post
  11. Is using swarm cells a bad thing?

    Started by Brad Bee, 03-21-2016 06:38 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 5,094
    03-27-2016, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  12. Starter hive timing

    Started by gmick, 03-24-2016 05:40 AM
    starter hive timing
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,382
    03-25-2016, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  13. mating nucs

    Started by trapper25, 03-19-2016 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,606
    03-24-2016, 09:09 PM Go to last post
  14. N.Y. Queen is still laying!

    Started by beepro, 11-21-2015 11:06 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,932
    03-24-2016, 08:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,754
    03-23-2016, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  15. dark queen ??

    Started by Levi's Bees, 03-01-2016 08:20 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,507
    03-22-2016, 05:52 PM Go to last post
  16. Queen rearing and replacement using demaree

    Started by jeff33, 03-09-2016 03:30 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,045
    03-22-2016, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  17. Storage of Queens?

    Started by AmishNeighbor, 03-07-2016 09:17 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,641
    03-20-2016, 08:57 PM Go to last post
  18. Question for those that use marking discs

    Started by Robbin, 03-14-2016 08:27 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,180
    03-20-2016, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  19. Small Queen Rearing Operation

    Started by MTN-Bees, 03-14-2016 08:08 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,029
    03-18-2016, 05:42 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,400
    03-18-2016, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  20. Cell builder

    Started by PyroBee, 11-15-2015 11:33 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 8,381
    03-18-2016, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  21. before drones

    Started by beefarmer, 03-11-2016 12:30 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,005
    03-18-2016, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  22. jeweler loupe glasses?

    Started by Daznz, 03-13-2016 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,774
    03-16-2016, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  23. Pics of same queen over the years?

    Started by jwcarlson, 08-11-2015 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,521
    03-15-2016, 11:03 AM Go to last post
  24. Queen Candy Recipe

    Started by yantabulla, 03-06-2016 02:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,668
    03-14-2016, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  25. Queens from Honey Bee Genetics

    Started by Billboard, 03-08-2016 06:25 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,264
    03-11-2016, 11:40 PM Go to last post
  26. Swarm management in massive cell builders

    Started by lharder, 03-05-2016 10:40 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,086
    03-11-2016, 06:01 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,976
    03-11-2016, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  27. What I expect from my VSH bees

    Started by AstroBee, 03-10-2016 08:16 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,072
    03-11-2016, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  28. Just a couple photos, July 2015

    Started by Lauri, 03-05-2016 07:49 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 4,906
    03-11-2016, 07:01 AM Go to last post
  29. Queen Rearing books or web links

    Started by Honeyboy, 03-10-2016 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,727
    03-10-2016, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  30. using a cloake board

    Started by wertzsteve, 01-06-2016 12:22 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,837
    03-09-2016, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  31. Shipping Mated Queens

    Started by waspslayer, 03-08-2016 08:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,392
    03-08-2016, 10:32 AM Go to last post
  32. Requeening hives with queen cells

    Started by T.Smith, 03-06-2016 07:58 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,145
    03-07-2016, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  33. cell builder feeding

    Started by Ben Little, 03-05-2016 09:14 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,924
    03-06-2016, 08:12 PM Go to last post
  34. A Black Beauty Borned Against All Odds

    Started by roberto487, 02-28-2016 02:04 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,924
    03-06-2016, 03:18 PM Go to last post
  35. Expensive Breeder Queens are a waste of money...

    Started by Matt903, 03-01-2016 08:58 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 6,350
    03-05-2016, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  36. Queen cell decision- make a nuke?

    Started by Outdoor N8, 08-15-2015 12:09 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,804
    03-03-2016, 05:18 PM Go to last post
  37. First graft testing

    Started by beepro, 02-14-2016 07:41 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,373
    02-29-2016, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  38. New at queen rearing... please help!

    Started by paigenester, 02-25-2016 10:37 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,555
    02-29-2016, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  39. What really happens during queen mating...

    Started by jwcarlson, 02-26-2016 11:06 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,619
    02-27-2016, 01:19 AM Go to last post
  40. What can beekeepers realistically expect with VSH queens?

    Started by JSL, 02-22-2016 07:55 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 6,113
    02-26-2016, 10:56 AM Go to last post
  41. newb queen questions

    Started by kaizen, 02-25-2016 08:20 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,037
    02-25-2016, 09:51 PM Go to last post
  42. Earliest Mature Drones in Piedmont of North Carolina

    Started by kyell, 12-31-2015 10:02 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,368
    02-23-2016, 08:12 PM Go to last post
  43. Selecting for high mite infertility rate

    Started by SRatcliff, 02-19-2016 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,200
    02-22-2016, 10:37 PM Go to last post
  44. Cutting Swarm Cells off comb on plastic foundation

    Started by rmax51, 02-19-2016 04:55 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,556
    02-22-2016, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  45. Aggression study in honeybees

    Started by aunt betty, 11-06-2015 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 5,261
    02-22-2016, 08:06 AM Go to last post
  46. Exclamation Local Queen Disposal

    Started by Mr. Buzzy Bee, 02-19-2016 03:56 PM
    drone layer, drone laying queen, local, queen
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,642
    02-22-2016, 01:20 AM Go to last post
  47. Now mating nuc question

    Started by PyroBee, 11-20-2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 9,433
    02-21-2016, 04:58 PM Go to last post
  48. Shipping queen cells? How long will they survive?

    Started by Matt903, 02-01-2016 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,160
    02-21-2016, 01:32 AM Go to last post
  49. Korean? Queen Cell Frames?

    Started by odfrank, 01-03-2016 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,834
    02-20-2016, 03:10 AM Go to last post
  50. Comments from Tom Glenn

    Started by RichardsonTX, 02-10-2016 12:41 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 5,928
    02-15-2016, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  51. Timing Question

    Started by yantabulla, 02-15-2016 03:10 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,387
    02-15-2016, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  52. Two queen / colony divide pondering

    Started by timgoodin, 02-14-2016 09:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,415
    02-15-2016, 05:56 AM Go to last post
  53. making queens

    Started by beefarmer, 02-02-2016 05:50 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,740
    02-14-2016, 09:12 PM Go to last post
  54. feeding a 2 frame mating nuc?

    Started by crgshhn, 02-08-2016 07:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,979
    02-14-2016, 01:40 AM Go to last post
  55. Early Drones in the Northeast

    Started by No-sage, 01-26-2016 05:54 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,152
    02-09-2016, 07:19 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 4,544
    02-04-2016, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  56. Divided Medium Mating Nucs on Migratory Pallets

    Started by MTN-Bees, 01-17-2016 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,910
    02-03-2016, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  57. Hygenic test results on breeders

    Started by JBJ, 06-16-2012 01:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 12,774
    02-03-2016, 03:14 PM Go to last post
  58. Getting Mating Nuc Foundation Drawn

    Started by RichardsonTX, 01-26-2016 08:40 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 5,502
    01-30-2016, 07:54 AM Go to last post
  59. Lightbulb Why not have few very large hives instead of many small ones?

    Started by Trever, 05-14-2015 07:26 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 11,019
    01-30-2016, 05:15 AM Go to last post
  60. Timing for requeening or dispatching?

    Started by mgstei1, 01-10-2016 06:44 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,823
    01-25-2016, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  61. hopkins queen raising

    Started by beefarmer, 01-20-2016 08:45 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,204
    01-22-2016, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  62. Any good breeding methods for Zone 5A?

    Started by Learning2Bee, 01-20-2016 01:48 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    breeding queen
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 9,213
    01-22-2016, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  63. Getting queens back in the right hive

    Started by Dave Burrup, 12-25-2015 02:21 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 8,831
    01-20-2016, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  64. Time is on my side?

    Started by Eduardo Gomes, 01-15-2016 10:14 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,507
    01-19-2016, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  65. moving nucs

    Started by wertzsteve, 01-16-2016 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,261
    01-17-2016, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  66. How to determine 'the week before swarming'

    Started by StingerMcStung, 11-27-2015 06:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 8,762
    01-14-2016, 08:28 PM Go to last post
  67. An opinion on a fair trade.

    Started by Bass, 01-10-2016 10:02 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,546
    01-14-2016, 10:51 AM Go to last post
  68. Mating yard, drone coloneys

    Started by Fourframe, 01-10-2016 09:20 AM
    drone coloneys, genetic stock, mating yard
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,290
    01-12-2016, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  69. Stacked Mating Nucs

    Started by RichardsonTX, 01-11-2016 07:44 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 8,817
    01-12-2016, 08:28 PM Go to last post
  70. Re-Queening at French Hill Apiaries

    Started by Michael Palmer, 11-08-2015 02:53 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 6,890
    01-12-2016, 08:13 PM Go to last post
  71. Queens from drone eggs

    Started by Fusion_power, 12-24-2015 04:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 8,718
    01-07-2016, 03:10 PM Go to last post

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