The Queen & Bee Breeding
Page 1 of 77 1231151 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 75 of 5719

Forum: The Queen & Bee Breeding

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

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rearing queens for a small operation

    Started by Ddawg, 01-20-2015 07:43 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 8
    • Replies: 153
    • Views: 148,480
    06-18-2019, 06:38 AM Go to last post
  2. 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
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 8
    • Replies: 146
    • Views: 154,823
    07-08-2017, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Successful Queen Introduction tips.

    Started by HarryVanderpool, 05-08-2015 09:46 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 7
    • Replies: 138
    • Views: 105,819
    10-16-2019, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: My Cell Building Methods

    Started by Michael Palmer, 07-07-2010 07:50 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 113
    • Views: 130,560
    12-12-2017, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: first attempt at queenrearing

    Started by squarepeg, 12-08-2012 08:16 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 111
    • Views: 124,670
    08-06-2019, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Finding Mite Resistance - The Journey

    Started by JRG13, 01-06-2017 01:20 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 101
    • Views: 38,855
    12-14-2017, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  1. Instrumental Insemination Equipment

    Started by Jpoindexter, 01-21-2012 04:01 AM
    29 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 29
    • Replies: 571
    • Views: 97,441
    09-28-2019, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  2. I think we're barking up the wrong tree,

    Started by peterloringborst, 03-29-2014 01:22 PM
    25 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 25
    • Replies: 481
    • Views: 71,285
    05-07-2014, 06:13 AM Go to last post
  3. Our understanding of genetics is changing

    Started by peterloringborst, 07-29-2014 06:06 AM
    15 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 15
    • Replies: 293
    • Views: 49,644
    09-17-2014, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  4. foulbrood in apiary selling bees

    Started by baldwinbees, 10-10-2011 12:50 PM
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 11
    • Replies: 209
    • Views: 40,526
    10-13-2011, 02:56 AM Go to last post
  5. Beginner Queen Rearing using the Joseph Clemens Starter/Finisher

    Started by David LaFerney, 11-06-2011 09:25 PM
    10 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 10
    • Replies: 199
    • Views: 86,465
    07-13-2019, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  6. Moving from ok queens . . . to great queens.

    Started by Specialkayme, 08-14-2011 08:50 PM
    10 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 10
    • Replies: 189
    • Views: 90,281
    05-18-2017, 12:00 AM Go to last post
  7. Mating nucs on a large scale

    Started by Kingfisher Apiaries, 05-25-2011 07:40 PM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 9
    • Replies: 172
    • Views: 40,908
    10-21-2011, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  8. VSH Breeding?

    Started by deknow, 01-25-2013 09:45 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 9
    • Replies: 169
    • Views: 59,822
    11-28-2014, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  9. Nicot 101

    Started by aunt betty, 02-25-2017 05:22 PM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 9
    • Replies: 168
    • Views: 15,832
    06-16-2017, 01:42 AM Go to last post
  10. Our Gene Pool

    Started by sqkcrk, 01-11-2011 12:06 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 8
    • Replies: 158
    • Views: 31,716
    11-07-2011, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  11. Resistant bees, productive or not

    Started by Ted Kretschmann, 03-27-2011 07:03 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 7
    • Replies: 133
    • Views: 30,091
    04-22-2011, 03:40 AM Go to last post
  12. Treatment free queens

    Started by hex0rz, 10-03-2017 02:04 AM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 7
    • Replies: 125
    • Views: 11,958
    10-10-2017, 07:27 AM Go to last post
  13. quality of 2013 package queens from GA/AL?

    Started by RudyT, 05-03-2013 08:46 AM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 115
    • Views: 25,089
    01-08-2014, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  14. Saskatraz Updates?

    Started by Cuttingedgelandinc, 05-04-2018 03:13 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 112
    • Views: 17,643
    05-11-2019, 04:38 AM Go to last post
  15. Russell Apiaries SunKist Cordovan Queens

    Started by Joseph Clemens, 06-13-2011 04:49 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 112
    • Views: 46,076
    05-06-2012, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  16. Requeening package bees

    Started by Tycobb, 02-05-2014 05:18 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 107
    • Views: 25,372
    03-06-2014, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  17. Genetic Diversity: What Would Brother Adam Do... Today?

    Started by Adam Foster Collins, 11-25-2012 01:24 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 96
    • Views: 26,300
    12-03-2012, 06:12 AM Go to last post
  18. Mating Nucs

    Started by marshmasterpat, 01-08-2014 03:25 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 92
    • Views: 27,746
    02-15-2014, 02:28 AM Go to last post
  19. supercedure v. emergency queens

    Started by Jadeguppy, 04-23-2018 05:21 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 91
    • Views: 7,614
    06-06-2019, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  20. Simple Queen rearing Calander from Glenn Apiaries

    Started by Ian, 01-29-2015 07:53 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 89
    • Views: 14,611
    02-05-2015, 06:56 PM Go to last post
  21. Over-wintered Queens

    Started by TWall, 01-15-2011 07:55 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 89
    • Views: 27,877
    01-27-2012, 06:16 PM Go to last post
  22. Honeybee Genetics and Breeding Bees

    Started by RayMarler, 11-23-2014 04:51 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 89
    • Views: 20,246
    12-27-2014, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  23. Russell Sunkist Queens

    Started by snl, 07-31-2011 06:45 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 86
    • Views: 22,755
    05-17-2012, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  24. Stressful grafting and queen rearing attempt

    Started by cristianNiculae, 05-01-2014 11:59 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 83
    • Views: 18,438
    06-13-2014, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  25. Mated Queen who can tell

    Started by Acebird, 01-06-2015 05:46 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 82
    • Views: 13,897
    01-25-2015, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  26. Curious on Commerical Queen Rearing Yard Rotation

    Started by KevinR, 11-30-2012 07:50 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    cell builder, palmer
    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 35,029
    12-05-2012, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  27. Easiest type of cell builder for a beginner

    Started by Margot1d, 03-21-2015 05:37 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 19,658
    05-16-2015, 07:17 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 9,248
    02-21-2018, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  28. SMR Bees

    Started by Sherpa1, 12-10-2005 02:26 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 12,464
    12-23-2005, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  29. New England Bee Breeders Association

    Started by Michael Palmer, 12-31-2006 08:03 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 31,404
    10-28-2015, 01:37 PM Go to last post
  30. Poll Poll: How Long Does it Take Before Bees are Feral?

    Started by Solomon Parker, 01-07-2012 07:16 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 77
    • Views: 9,442
    01-12-2012, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  31. Traits for selecting breeder colonies

    Started by Fusion_power, 05-19-2005 09:11 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 77
    • Views: 20,394
    07-25-2012, 09:20 PM Go to last post
  32. First Graft of the Year

    Started by jwcarlson, 04-17-2016 10:31 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 76
    • Views: 58,899
    07-30-2016, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  33. 1rst Round

    Started by WVbeekeeper, 03-30-2008 09:02 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 74
    • Views: 19,451
    05-10-2008, 03:17 AM Go to last post
  34. German Black Bees; any left in the USA?

    Started by Bee Whisperer, 04-17-2016 05:35 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 74
    • Views: 16,590
    03-08-2017, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  35. Emergency Queens - does it matter?

    Started by David LaFerney, 01-08-2011 09:57 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 73
    • Views: 21,082
    02-09-2011, 04:40 PM Go to last post
  36. How do queens kill other queens still in the cell?

    Started by snl, 03-29-2014 04:39 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 13,745
    12-23-2014, 01:29 AM Go to last post
  37. Caucasian bees

    Started by eliahu, 04-14-2016 10:59 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 13,058
    06-23-2016, 01:08 AM Go to last post
  38. Introducing cells or virgins

    Started by RayMarler, 07-28-2017 05:04 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 70
    • Views: 9,730
    11-09-2017, 05:43 PM Go to last post
  39. Queen catcher clips

    Started by Daniel Y, 01-04-2013 06:38 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 24,754
    04-09-2013, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  40. Photos of larvae at the "right stage

    Started by IBJake, 03-31-2016 12:31 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 17,977
    04-18-2016, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  41. Here is Where I'm At - How Do You Suggest I Move Forward?

    Started by Adam Foster Collins, 11-27-2012 11:31 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 19,888
    12-01-2012, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  42. Surviver Stock: the new bee race

    Started by wayacoyote, 01-05-2009 03:26 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 25,505
    02-25-2009, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  43. Raise their own queens this year

    Started by Rob Mountain, 03-28-2004 06:13 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 9,517
    07-01-2004, 05:59 AM Go to last post
  44. Styro Mini Mating Nuc

    Started by Ian, 02-12-2017 09:00 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 14,133
    05-11-2018, 05:26 AM Go to last post
  45. Horrible mating numbers

    Started by kaizen, 07-03-2019 04:23 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 4,895
    08-28-2019, 05:18 PM Go to last post
  46. Q: Breeder Queen Suppliers

    Started by KevinR, 11-15-2013 03:34 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 11,495
    12-04-2013, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  47. Typical brood pattern for VSH queen?

    Started by IAmTheWaterbug, 02-21-2016 01:33 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 39,462
    04-16-2016, 08:21 AM Go to last post
  48. Ordered a Breeder Q today

    Started by BerkeyDavid, 11-12-2007 10:37 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 15,618
    11-27-2007, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  49. Buckfast Queens

    Started by Mitch, 10-18-2004 07:19 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 15,683
    01-21-2005, 05:18 AM Go to last post
  50. Sensationalizing the Breed

    Started by NaturesResonance, 03-16-2017 12:54 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 5,374
    03-18-2017, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  51. SMR hybrids

    Started by Sherpa1, 12-24-2005 04:13 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 8,920
    03-22-2006, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  52. Randy Oliver's September article on alcohol washes

    Started by Fusion_power, 09-04-2017 11:22 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 7,228
    02-17-2018, 07:36 PM Go to last post
  53. Hybrid Vigor vs. Natural Vigor

    Started by Countryboy, 12-07-2010 08:43 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 14,066
    12-19-2010, 01:18 AM Go to last post
  54. Cordovan bees

    Started by Focus on Bees, 03-18-2006 03:24 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 20,263
    10-18-2009, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  55. all in one queen cells cast in wax

    Started by yeogi75, 11-16-2014 07:42 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 12,698
    01-01-2015, 02:14 AM Go to last post
  56. Beeweaver queens in the north

    Started by Leather Jim, 05-21-2014 06:01 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 13,753
    08-05-2017, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  57. Introduce virgin queens of a different strain

    Started by Eduardo Gomes, 01-15-2015 11:35 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 11,755
    01-19-2015, 08:42 AM Go to last post
  58. Quality of "Emergency Cells"

    Started by m0dem, 06-01-2016 05:08 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 8,401
    07-11-2016, 05:45 PM Go to last post
  59. Evaluating New Queens...

    Started by WesternWilson, 12-25-2016 05:47 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 11,862
    02-19-2019, 06:02 PM Go to last post
  60. Micro-breeders

    Started by Grant, 01-19-2008 12:16 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 15,285
    01-30-2008, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  61. Overall most successful size mating nuc that you use

    Started by Brad Bee, 02-26-2017 05:26 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 10,978
    03-04-2017, 04:00 PM Go to last post
  62. Coupelarvae

    Started by Jon McFadden, 05-14-2005 11:58 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 8,943
    12-19-2005, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  63. Replace the queen of quick and simple way : is it true?

    Started by Eduardo Gomes, 11-13-2014 02:02 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 13,364
    01-27-2015, 12:53 AM Go to last post
  64. First time queen breeder

    Started by Beewrangler, 12-27-2010 12:20 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 11,579
    01-27-2011, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  65. How to select or breed bees that survive without treatment

    Started by Riverderwent, 02-22-2017 10:02 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 6,113
    03-27-2017, 08:55 PM Go to last post
  66. Two queen hive

    Started by maverick, 11-18-2005 09:29 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 8,454
    12-16-2005, 05:01 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 14,091
    03-17-2017, 07:42 PM Go to last post
  67. Who's Grafting?

    Started by Chef Isaac, 05-20-2007 03:52 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 9,472
    06-19-2007, 10:37 PM Go to last post
  68. Queen breeding

    Started by valleyman, 11-02-2010 08:22 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 14,724
    11-17-2010, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  69. favorite queen for grafting so far

    Started by Lauri, 05-08-2013 06:15 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 16,920
    05-19-2013, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  70. Possible Problem

    Started by Joseph Clemens, 04-03-2007 11:36 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 11,060
    04-19-2007, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  71. Caspian bees - I'd like to learn more about this line of bees

    Started by Qvox, 06-21-2015 08:04 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 11,167
    05-07-2019, 08:55 AM Go to last post
  72. Queens and genetics

    Started by PyroBee, 07-20-2015 03:07 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 30,083
    12-05-2015, 08:43 PM Go to last post
  73. Splitting a Deep hive into 2 sections... how??

    Started by Chef Isaac, 07-08-2006 03:54 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 7,547
    07-17-2006, 08:16 AM Go to last post

Page 1 of 77 1231151 ... LastLast

Forum Information and Options

Moderators of this Forum

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 15 replies or 150 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 15 replies or 150 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •