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

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Successful Queen Introduction tips.

    Started by HarryVanderpool, 05-08-2015 09:46 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 140
    • Views: 118,062
    05-04-2020, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  2. 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: 104
    • Views: 46,226
    01-10-2020, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: first attempt at queenrearing

    Started by squarepeg, 12-08-2012 08:16 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 111
    • Views: 133,039
    08-06-2019, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: 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: 98,817
    07-13-2019, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rearing queens for a small operation

    Started by Ddawg, 01-20-2015 07:43 AM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 153
    • Views: 157,488
    06-18-2019, 06:38 AM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: My Cell Building Methods

    Started by Michael Palmer, 07-07-2010 07:50 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 113
    • Views: 139,291
    12-12-2017, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  7. 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: 146
    • Views: 163,236
    07-08-2017, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  1. Do Queens keep growing?

    Started by Champy, Yesterday 04:31 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 105
    Yesterday, 09:11 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 178
    Yesterday, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  2. New territory for me: Cloake board and timing.

    Started by JConnolly, Yesterday 11:12 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 68
    Yesterday, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  3. Requeening above an excluder

    Started by Mosherd1, 07-09-2016 06:47 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 8,696
    05-31-2020, 02:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 83
    05-31-2020, 04:05 AM Go to last post
  4. Giving the Nicot a Try

    Started by Steve in PA, 05-27-2020 12:56 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 262
    05-30-2020, 11:33 PM Go to last post
  5. Does doing a bunch of walk away Nuc splits count as queen rearing?

    Started by Absinthe, 05-16-2020 01:04 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 3,795
    05-30-2020, 07:47 PM Go to last post
  6. Instrumental Insemination Equipment

    Started by Jpoindexter, 01-21-2012 04:01 AM
    30 Pages
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    • Replies: 592
    • Views: 110,433
    05-30-2020, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  7. Bees tearing down queen cells

    Started by MsBeHaven, 05-29-2020 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 287
    05-30-2020, 11:25 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 272
    05-29-2020, 06:17 AM Go to last post
  8. Incubator temperature

    Started by bee keeper chef, 05-28-2020 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 193
    05-28-2020, 07:40 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 768
    05-28-2020, 03:30 PM Go to last post
  9. Unaccepted JZBZ Cups

    Started by Shibukraj, 05-28-2020 09:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 89
    05-28-2020, 09:28 AM Go to last post
  10. Front Range Cell Builder a "do all box"

    Started by msl, 05-27-2020 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 217
    05-28-2020, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  11. Loading Bees to Mini Mating Nuc

    Started by Shibukraj, 05-26-2020 08:39 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 223
    05-26-2020, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  12. Trials and tribulations of Queen-Rearing 2020

    Started by little_john, 05-20-2020 04:36 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 284
    05-26-2020, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  13. Queen yard site

    Started by Jim Braun, 03-06-2020 10:33 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 570
    05-26-2020, 06:17 AM Go to last post
  14. Using a queenless hive for a cell builder?

    Started by minz, 05-20-2020 11:00 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 301
    05-25-2020, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  15. Caging a Queen

    Started by snispel, 05-16-2020 01:35 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 472
    05-25-2020, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  16. Noticeable differences

    Started by Nicksotherhoney, 05-24-2020 09:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 129
    05-24-2020, 10:32 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 298
    05-21-2020, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  17. I dont think my new queen was accepted

    Started by PranK, 05-04-2020 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 615
    05-21-2020, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  18. Question on readings

    Started by Absinthe, 05-20-2020 07:16 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 167
    05-21-2020, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  19. Can my Queen Rearing Timeline be wrong?

    Started by Muenster, 05-17-2020 04:45 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 411
    05-21-2020, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  20. Queen Issues

    Started by snl, 05-16-2020 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 262
    05-18-2020, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  21. First time grafting

    Started by Smokeybee, 05-17-2020 07:26 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 219
    05-17-2020, 01:05 PM Go to last post
  22. Shipping one queen.

    Started by Tennessee's Bees LLC, 05-14-2020 08:13 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 250
    05-17-2020, 07:49 AM Go to last post
  23. Queen cell fail (all fail to emerge)

    Started by minz, 05-16-2020 10:07 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 208
    05-16-2020, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  24. Cork pushed into cage

    Started by Kevinpdolan, 05-13-2020 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 205
    05-15-2020, 07:05 AM Go to last post
  25. Queen lost her wings? What happened?

    Started by Agis Apiaries, 05-13-2020 09:56 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 240
    05-14-2020, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  26. How long to wait for a Queen to lay

    Started by Trin, 05-06-2020 03:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 378
    05-13-2020, 04:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 581
    05-06-2020, 10:17 AM Go to last post
  27. Split from a single hive?

    Started by John58, 05-03-2020 09:59 AM
    drones, splitting a hive
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 262
    05-05-2020, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  28. Queen Marking

    Started by snispel, 05-02-2020 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 365
    05-02-2020, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  29. Super tiny virgin queen

    Started by shaneTX, 05-01-2020 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 295
    05-01-2020, 03:28 PM Go to last post
  30. Mating Nucs

    Started by thewrighthives, 04-22-2020 01:40 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 1,901
    05-01-2020, 01:37 PM Go to last post
  31. How Soon Does Queen Re-lay in Cells?

    Started by Lslbee, 04-30-2020 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 174
    04-30-2020, 07:59 PM Go to last post
  32. master grafting tool

    Started by aran, 04-26-2020 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 473
    04-30-2020, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  33. Question on rearing queens with a cell grid

    Started by jeremy6638, 04-29-2020 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 438
    04-30-2020, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  34. Drones and tape

    Started by Andhors, 04-29-2020 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 224
    04-30-2020, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  35. anyone tried this gadget for grafting?

    Started by aran, 04-23-2020 05:04 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 509
    04-26-2020, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  36. Queen Cells? Picture attached

    Started by devinsoap, 04-21-2020 09:37 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 484
    04-25-2020, 05:30 AM Go to last post
  37. Buckfast Queens

    Started by Rocky Bee Honey, 04-24-2020 10:57 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 358
    04-24-2020, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  38. How long to leave queen after mated.

    Started by mtnmyke, 03-03-2020 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,048
    04-21-2020, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  39. Does size of queen limit size of daughters?

    Started by BlueRidgeBee, 04-19-2020 01:09 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 346
    04-20-2020, 05:22 AM Go to last post
  40. Queen timing box question?

    Started by PyroBee, 12-26-2015 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 10,199
    04-16-2020, 06:06 PM Go to last post
  41. Queen present - laying workers

    Started by aphotographofme, 04-01-2020 05:41 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 851
    04-13-2020, 10:07 PM Go to last post
  42. Queen loss or what?

    Started by Beeherenow, 04-12-2020 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 236
    04-13-2020, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  43. Wax buildup over cells

    Started by aphotographofme, 04-12-2020 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 351
    04-13-2020, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  44. 2 virgins ? In package queen cage

    Started by birddog, 04-11-2020 02:42 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 281
    04-11-2020, 08:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 268
    04-09-2020, 08:39 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 437
    04-08-2020, 08:17 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 690
    04-07-2020, 10:33 AM Go to last post
  45. Is an AI breeder queen worth it for 20-25

    Started by Mosherd1, 03-30-2020 01:16 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,705
    04-07-2020, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  46. Old queen about to swarm vs virgin queen

    Started by Alram, 04-06-2020 09:15 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 193
    04-06-2020, 07:33 PM Go to last post
  47. Selling bees and queens an the ?laws

    Started by Khines, 04-05-2020 09:35 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 316
    04-05-2020, 11:26 AM Go to last post
  48. Trading Resources in Mating Nucs

    Started by mattp, 04-01-2020 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 470
    04-05-2020, 08:02 AM Go to last post
  49. Shipping queens - room for improvement

    Started by BernhardHeuvel, 03-24-2020 09:37 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 606
    03-29-2020, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  50. Palmer queen lines make up and history

    Started by Clayton Huestis, 01-16-2017 01:32 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 7,558
    03-27-2020, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  51. Old world carniolans

    Started by grwaskom, 12-06-2016 03:47 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,403
    03-26-2020, 03:45 PM Go to last post
  52. Queens and cleansing flights?

    Started by Happy Home, 03-25-2020 11:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 289
    03-26-2020, 06:56 AM Go to last post
  53. Melanie Kirby talk “Bees as Seeds”

    Started by zabadoh, 03-25-2020 08:26 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 177
    03-25-2020, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  54. No sign of queen at first spring inspection

    Started by OFApiary, 03-10-2020 04:28 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 468
    03-18-2020, 11:23 AM Go to last post
  55. Splitting the hive up completely into new nucleus colonies

    Started by calkal, 02-22-2020 06:40 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 4,639
    03-13-2020, 08:21 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 572
    03-06-2020, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  56. Nursery cage

    Started by Nicksotherhoney, 02-29-2020 09:17 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 663
    03-03-2020, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  57. Queen banking

    Started by amk, 02-20-2020 09:27 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 959
    02-26-2020, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  58. queen balled

    Started by Jadeguppy, 02-23-2020 03:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 412
    02-23-2020, 04:20 PM Go to last post
  59. Formic Pro Treatment while raising a queen

    Started by blamb61, 02-19-2020 10:01 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 618
    02-21-2020, 09:24 AM Go to last post
  60. Queen Rearing with Michael Palmer method

    Started by joshk, 01-27-2020 06:00 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 6,697
    02-21-2020, 04:42 AM Go to last post
  61. Proper name for type of bees

    Started by Bkelley1, 02-12-2020 05:55 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-12-2020, 06:55 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 454
    02-12-2020, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  62. Lamenting a failed queen introduction from 1886

    Started by JWPalmer, 02-08-2020 08:17 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 321
    02-08-2020, 08:17 PM Go to last post
  63. Who's Your Daddy?

    Started by ihor, 02-01-2020 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 666
    02-02-2020, 09:14 AM Go to last post

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