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    Re: How many drones?

    I suggest waiting until you begin to see drone pupae with purple eyes to ensure mature drones are available to mate with your virgin queens.
  2. Thread: pol~line queens

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    Re: pol~line queens

    I started rearing 'pol-line' queens last year from a breeder queen that I received from Glenn Apiaries. Thus far I'm impressed. In comparison with my other types of queens thus far, I noticed last...
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    Re: Which smoker w/ ventilated insert to get

    What makes the Rauchboy so good? Where can I purchase it?
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    Re: Two frame medium mating nucs . . . . feeder?

    I use three section mating castles with holes cut in each section cover to hold a mason jar. It works great even when there's no flow.
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    Re: Bricks "language" for hive inspection

    I would also be interested in seeing it.
  6. Thread: Breeder Queen

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    Re: Breeder Queen

    Thanks Adam for the encouragement. I'll certainly keep an eye on the breeder queen's space. Bill
  7. Thread: Breeder Queen

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    Re: Breeder Queen

    Thanks for the great idea.
  8. Thread: Queen Rearing

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    Re: Queen Rearing

    Thank you for the instructions. I was concerned that I might get the supplies w/o instructions. Bill
  9. Thread: Breeder Queen

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    Re: Breeder Queen

    That's encouraging to know. Last year I didn't have any winter lose and hopefully my good luck will continue. I will move the breeder to a 10 frame box with additional brood frames. Bill
  10. Thread: Breeder Queen

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    Breeder Queen

    I recently purchased my first breeder queen ('Pol-Line' Hygienic Italian with VSH) and I introduced her in a five frame nuc. Should I move her to a 10 frame box so that she can produce enough brood...
  11. Thread: Queen Rearing

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    Re: Queen Rearing

    Thanks, I will contact them.
  12. Thread: Queen Rearing

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    Queen Rearing

    Does anyone know where I can purchase color number disc to apply to my new queens for identification?
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