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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
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 129
    • Views: 100,215
    07-13-2019, 05:04 AM Go to last post
  2. 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: 144,061
    06-18-2019, 06:38 AM Go to last post
  3. 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: 35,645
    12-14-2017, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  4. 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: 126,929
    12-12-2017, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 149,979
    07-08-2017, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: first attempt at queenrearing

    Started by squarepeg, 12-08-2012 08:16 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 110
    • Views: 121,190
    02-21-2017, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  1. Horrible mating numbers

    Started by kaizen, 07-03-2019 04:23 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 1,756
    Today, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  2. Balled after Painted

    Started by psm1212, 08-05-2017 07:52 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,594
    Today, 05:25 PM Go to last post
  3. Lots of drone laying queens

    Started by kaizen, Yesterday 12:08 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 111
    Yesterday, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  4. Sad Help! Queenless hive and likely dead virgin queen

    Started by bummer, 07-13-2019 03:40 PM
    queen virgin queenless
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 188
    Yesterday, 01:59 PM 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
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    • Replies: 199
    • Views: 83,832
    07-13-2019, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  6. Emergency Queen Cells from Mini Mating Nucs

    Started by Boxelder, 07-10-2019 07:02 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 380
    07-13-2019, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  7. Feeding a queen castle

    Started by FrankBarbee, 07-04-2019 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 580
    07-11-2019, 06:20 AM Go to last post
  8. Instrumental Insemination Equipment

    Started by Jpoindexter, 01-21-2012 04:01 AM
    29 Pages
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    • Replies: 565
    • Views: 90,622
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    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 189
    07-10-2019, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  9. Exclamation Nicot Laying Cage - complete success !!

    Started by little_john, 07-06-2019 02:23 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 336
    07-09-2019, 01:38 PM Go to last post
  10. When does grafting season end?

    Started by Steve in PA, 06-30-2019 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,249
    07-07-2019, 12:26 PM Go to last post
  11. Why am I losing my Queens?

    Started by mpmurray, 06-29-2019 09:20 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 596
    07-07-2019, 11:23 AM Go to last post
  12. Hatching Queens into Mason Jars

    Started by Ambrose, 05-11-2019 04:53 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 823
    07-07-2019, 02:23 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 576
    07-02-2019, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  13. Supercedure cells in first year package

    Started by lkrash222, 06-30-2019 02:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 167
    07-01-2019, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  14. Will this approach work?

    Started by mhorowit, 06-26-2019 06:01 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 571
    06-30-2019, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  15. Lonely Queen cell

    Started by Honeybeenut, 06-27-2019 06:20 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 240
    06-29-2019, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  16. A hive turntable ...

    Started by little_john, 05-13-2019 01:16 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 365
    06-29-2019, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  17. Larva from a friend

    Started by mhorowit, 06-27-2019 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 206
    06-28-2019, 04:33 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 469
    06-26-2019, 12:09 PM Go to last post
  18. question about emerging queen

    Started by vtbeeguy, 06-25-2019 06:34 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 172
    06-25-2019, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  19. Splits as mating hives

    Started by amk, 06-25-2019 03:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 190
    06-25-2019, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  20. Mating NUC pheromone strip

    Started by kaizen, 06-12-2019 12:40 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 628
    06-25-2019, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  21. Some graphs not capped?

    Started by kaizen, 06-21-2019 11:29 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 426
    06-24-2019, 08:51 PM Go to last post
  22. How late can I requeen?

    Started by RobA, 06-08-2019 04:54 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 429
    06-24-2019, 03:05 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 229
    06-24-2019, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 296
    06-24-2019, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  23. Grafting from a distant yard

    Started by Steve in PA, 06-04-2019 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 485
    06-24-2019, 10:41 AM Go to last post
  24. Bee Breed Identification

    Started by Champy, 06-23-2019 09:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 159
    06-24-2019, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  25. Plumb-Fool Needs Advice

    Started by SFar, 06-20-2019 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 577
    06-21-2019, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  26. formic pro/MAQS cause the shotgun pattern?

    Started by Alex Madsen, 06-17-2019 07:50 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 431
    06-19-2019, 08:47 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 209
    06-19-2019, 08:08 PM Go to last post
  27. Queenless hive

    Started by FrankBarbee, 06-17-2019 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 259
    06-19-2019, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  28. Tearing down cell builder

    Started by Olyviewbees, 06-18-2019 11:30 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 220
    06-18-2019, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  29. paint on a wing

    Started by Beebeard, 06-03-2019 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 338
    06-18-2019, 01:33 PM Go to last post
  30. Placement of cells into queenless colonies

    Started by kaizen, 06-13-2019 06:29 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 532
    06-18-2019, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  31. Queen handling and egg laying

    Started by Einar5107, 06-15-2019 08:13 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 222
    06-18-2019, 07:39 AM Go to last post
  32. Queen not laying after relocation of hive

    Started by Grady Stanley, 06-06-2019 09:04 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 309
    06-18-2019, 06:56 AM Go to last post
  33. Some misc Nicot chat ...

    Started by little_john, 04-07-2019 02:32 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 2,305
    06-18-2019, 12:49 AM Go to last post
  34. Drone genetics

    Started by Alram, 06-16-2019 07:50 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 184
    06-16-2019, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  35. Question Your experience with Chilean nucs and queens?

    Started by crofter, 06-16-2019 07:25 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 147
    06-16-2019, 07:25 AM Go to last post
  36. Time before E Cell construction?

    Started by crofter, 06-03-2019 03:24 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 537
    06-15-2019, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  37. queen problems

    Started by userfriendlytoo, 06-02-2019 09:04 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 203
    06-13-2019, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  38. Captured Swarm

    Started by bobs346, 06-12-2019 02:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 130
    06-12-2019, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  39. What do you use to help see when grafting

    Started by ABruce, 05-20-2019 07:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,539
    06-11-2019, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  40. Question 3 week old package no eggs or larvae.....

    Started by 5feathers, 04-15-2017 07:41 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,906
    06-10-2019, 07:33 PM Go to last post
  41. Black bees?

    Started by JimD, 06-09-2019 07:10 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 287
    06-10-2019, 08:16 AM Go to last post
  42. Was the queen being “balled”?

    Started by Alram, 06-08-2019 07:08 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 210
    06-10-2019, 06:15 AM Go to last post
  43. Seeking Various Queens

    Started by K Horn, 05-17-2019 03:51 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 662
    06-07-2019, 04:18 PM Go to last post
  44. Supersedure question

    Started by Poppers, 05-04-2019 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 410
    06-06-2019, 09:38 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 183
    06-06-2019, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  45. supercedure v. emergency queens

    Started by Jadeguppy, 04-23-2018 05:21 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 91
    • Views: 6,898
    06-06-2019, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  46. Have graphed cells......now what?

    Started by kaizen, 06-03-2019 09:33 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 363
    06-05-2019, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  47. shaker box what am i doing wrong?

    Started by aran, 06-01-2019 02:41 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 509
    06-05-2019, 05:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 157
    06-05-2019, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  48. Out of Luck on Trying the Saskatraz Queens

    Started by rick54, 05-16-2019 11:10 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 719
    06-05-2019, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  49. royal jelly in queen cells

    Started by jwilson48, 04-20-2019 03:11 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,011
    06-04-2019, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  50. Insufficient royal jelly

    Started by Andhors, 06-04-2019 08:57 AM
    grafting, royal jelly
    • Replies: 2
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    06-04-2019, 03:56 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,081
    06-04-2019, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  51. 1 Supercedure Cell on Frame Question

    Started by abingaman, 05-23-2019 08:12 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 437
    06-03-2019, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  52. Supercedure Cell Time

    Started by IowaBeeHaver, 05-20-2019 12:45 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 300
    06-03-2019, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 381
    06-03-2019, 03:17 AM Go to last post
  53. Queen pheromone strips in mating nucs

    Started by amk, 05-28-2019 10:16 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 380
    06-02-2019, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  54. michael palmer cell builder...im a believer now!!!!

    Started by aran, 05-15-2019 04:54 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 774
    06-02-2019, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  55. Queenless or not?

    Started by Einar5107, 05-02-2019 01:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 442
    05-30-2019, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  56. “Royal Issues”

    Started by DrBsBees, 05-28-2019 08:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 219
    05-30-2019, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  57. Will they supersede a poorly mated queen?

    Started by samF, 05-29-2019 07:36 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 156
    05-30-2019, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  58. mega drones from natural comb

    Started by Jadeguppy, 05-29-2019 04:12 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 142
    05-29-2019, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  59. queens coming with bad weather until Friday.

    Started by aran, 05-28-2019 03:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 255
    05-29-2019, 04:21 AM Go to last post
  60. Old girl was doing everything but laying eggs

    Started by Spur9, 05-27-2019 09:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 195
    05-28-2019, 03:42 AM Go to last post
  61. Cell builder question

    Started by amk, 05-25-2019 05:28 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 340
    05-26-2019, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  62. Why did they build comb on the cells?

    Started by Steve in PA, 05-25-2019 05:11 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 274
    05-25-2019, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  63. One messed up queen

    Started by Spur9, 05-21-2019 01:41 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 411
    05-22-2019, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  64. First split today.

    Started by blk, 05-16-2019 03:54 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 294
    05-20-2019, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  65. Sam Comfort colonies

    Started by Clayton Huestis, 03-27-2019 05:48 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 732
    05-18-2019, 06:39 AM Go to last post

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