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

  1. Mini Mating Nucs

    Started by johno, 01-13-2019 10:30 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 54
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    01-27-2019, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  2. Queens and genetics

    Started by PyroBee, 07-20-2015 03:07 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 54
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    12-05-2015, 08:43 PM Go to last post
  3. Queen rearing schedule records and checklists

    Started by Ian, 02-03-2017 08:03 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 54
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    03-04-2017, 02:19 PM Go to last post
  4. Jennifer Berry's Queens

    Started by bhfury, 06-03-2009 09:25 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 54
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    06-18-2009, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  5. 24 grafted.... no takes

    Started by Chef Isaac, 05-26-2006 06:05 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
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    05-31-2006, 05:01 PM Go to last post
  6. VSH mite resistant bees

    Started by razoo, 01-02-2017 12:59 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
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    01-16-2017, 11:30 AM Go to last post
  7. Looking for new breeder queen stock to try

    Started by Lauri, 09-04-2017 12:44 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 9,487
    11-18-2017, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  8. Why a cell starter and finisher?

    Started by Brad Bee, 05-22-2015 08:40 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
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    06-23-2015, 07:41 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 22,373
    05-07-2013, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  9. Be gentle I am new to this. the Subject is making splits

    Started by weldingfreak6010, 12-18-2012 06:19 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 17,129
    06-27-2013, 01:12 PM Go to last post
  10. Inspection Time Frame

    Started by brasco18, 07-28-2015 08:22 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 9,980
    09-11-2015, 05:25 PM Go to last post
  11. best queen

    Started by maverick, 10-10-2005 02:09 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 6,852
    11-02-2005, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  12. Saskatraz Queens and grafting

    Started by bee keeper chef, 12-15-2017 09:32 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 12,800
    01-06-2018, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  13. Favorite Grafting Tool?

    Started by Nordak, 01-30-2017 09:51 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
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    05-09-2018, 01:11 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 14,736
    03-08-2013, 06:35 AM Go to last post
  14. Wonder if Dee still believes this?

    Started by txbeeguy, 10-20-2003 06:07 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
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    01-01-2004, 08:02 AM Go to last post
  15. Fertilizing eggs in drone cells

    Started by MattDavey, 10-25-2013 05:07 AM
    3 Pages
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    fertilizing drone eggs, queen raising
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 8,522
    11-02-2013, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  16. Poll Poll: Splitting new Nucs for overwintering - No Feeding.

    Started by BomoseenVT, 05-23-2016 07:24 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    feeding experiments, feeding new nucs, nucleus colonies, overwintering nucs, queen & bee breeding
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 4,913
    05-25-2016, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  17. On the Spot Queen Rearing

    Started by Scottsman, 04-13-2012 07:46 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 50
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    05-05-2012, 09:38 AM Go to last post
  18. Queen Rearing Question

    Started by Bush_84, 01-25-2018 05:00 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 50
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    02-22-2018, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  19. How to put the queen in the hive.

    Started by jrose1970, 04-16-2014 11:02 AM
    3 Pages
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    2 years, 2300 feet elevation, 6 hives.
    • Replies: 50
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    05-30-2014, 06:30 AM Go to last post
  20. Moonbeam stock

    Started by Moon, 09-22-2014 06:31 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    02-14-2015, 08:56 PM Go to last post
  21. Mini Mating Nuc

    Started by Tiny Barn Farm, 11-02-2013 09:30 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    11-15-2013, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  22. Moved: Varroa tolerant queen breeders for 2012

    Started by Fusion_power, 12-19-2011 05:41 PM
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  23. Help with Expensive Breeder queen introduction problem

    Started by Robbin, 06-24-2015 06:24 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 9,705
    07-09-2015, 01:09 PM Go to last post
  24. Trying OTS..Notched my First Frames

    Started by Ddawg, 03-16-2015 08:08 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 10,435
    04-17-2015, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  25. Some misc Nicot chat ...

    Started by little_john, 04-07-2019 02:32 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    06-18-2019, 12:49 AM Go to last post
  26. Using virgin Queens

    Started by beehugheshoney, 05-22-2012 08:54 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    07-02-2012, 05:21 AM Go to last post
  27. NW Carnolians, 1 for 6 in the final inning

    Started by sierrabees, 11-27-2006 05:37 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 6,102
    12-12-2006, 12:04 PM Go to last post
  28. Lightbulb Why not have few very large hives instead of many small ones?

    Started by Trever, 05-14-2015 07:26 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 13,496
    01-30-2016, 04:15 AM Go to last post
  29. Grafting 101?

    Started by beestudent, 08-13-2015 03:51 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 13,237
    11-09-2015, 01:09 AM Go to last post
  30. Typical pattern for young queen?

    Started by flyin-lowe, 08-29-2015 02:33 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 10,773
    09-08-2015, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  31. Expanding the gene pool

    Started by HVH, 01-27-2009 05:57 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 10,935
    02-24-2009, 10:35 AM Go to last post
  32. Nicot questions

    Started by kaizen, 07-17-2017 05:42 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 4,872
    09-04-2017, 02:31 PM Go to last post
  33. Saskatraz....any feedback?

    Started by Aroc, 07-08-2017 05:46 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 38,571
    03-29-2018, 08:42 AM Go to last post
  34. Is using swarm cells a bad thing?

    Started by Brad Bee, 03-21-2016 06:38 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 6,930
    03-27-2016, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  35. Do they move them or not?

    Started by Bizzybee, 02-26-2013 05:13 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
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    03-01-2013, 04:38 AM Go to last post
  36. Test grafts

    Started by Lauri, 04-10-2014 06:00 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
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    05-24-2014, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  37. Survivor Drone Project

    Started by JSL, 02-24-2009 05:47 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 47
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    06-10-2013, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  38. RA Queen Selection

    Started by Diogenes, 07-21-2012 10:13 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 47
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    07-26-2012, 08:51 AM Go to last post
  39. queen rearing for profit

    Started by MichaelW, 01-03-2006 08:15 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 7,616
    01-13-2006, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  40. Queen & DCA's

    Started by Jerry J, 01-09-2006 10:42 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 5,946
    03-04-2006, 04:54 AM Go to last post
  41. 21 cells, then 2 cells

    Started by IndianaHoney, 07-08-2008 08:48 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 8,644
    07-20-2008, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  42. Tricks and tips for queen rearing

    Started by Fusion_power, 05-29-2016 06:40 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 8,806
    06-23-2016, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  43. Drone genetics

    Started by Phoebee, 06-18-2014 02:04 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    06-21-2014, 08:07 PM Go to last post
  44. evolution on breeding

    Started by BjornBee, 02-08-2008 04:59 AM
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    • Replies: 46
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    02-29-2008, 01:33 PM Go to last post
  45. Two larvae in one queen cup?

    Started by praxis178, 04-05-2013 07:42 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    06-01-2013, 12:43 AM Go to last post
  46. Graft on Pollen frames--2 year results are in

    Started by beepro, 07-08-2016 02:25 AM
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    • Replies: 45
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    08-31-2016, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  47. Queen rearing in the North?

    Started by WI-beek, 11-05-2010 06:27 PM
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    • Replies: 45
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    12-30-2010, 06:51 AM Go to last post
  48. Confessions of a first time grafter

    Started by Brad Bee, 05-24-2015 06:48 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
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    05-27-2015, 06:27 PM Go to last post
  49. worst spot you have been stung.

    Started by GLOCK, 01-25-2014 06:22 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
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    05-01-2014, 03:26 PM Go to last post
  50. Time to think about ordering mated queens

    Started by Lauri, 01-28-2014 08:23 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
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    02-04-2014, 05:43 AM Go to last post
  51. Russell SKC bees

    Started by valleyman, 02-20-2012 07:08 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
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    04-30-2012, 02:54 PM Go to last post
  52. Queen rearing using grafting

    Started by Joseph Clemens, 06-24-2008 04:58 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 10,268
    08-30-2008, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  53. Provisioning new nucs?

    Started by HVH, 02-21-2011 01:27 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
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    03-11-2011, 11:04 AM Go to last post
  54. What can beekeepers realistically expect with VSH queens?

    Started by JSL, 02-22-2016 06:55 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 9,524
    02-26-2016, 09:56 AM Go to last post
  55. Filling starter/finishers

    Started by Kingfisher Apiaries, 02-22-2011 08:32 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
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    03-12-2011, 06:52 AM Go to last post
  56. Genetic Diversity

    Started by sqkcrk, 07-26-2010 05:03 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 43
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    08-09-2010, 08:06 PM Go to last post
  57. What day do you transfer cells into incubator?

    Started by Ian, 02-02-2017 02:47 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 43
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    02-27-2017, 08:01 AM Go to last post
  58. Would drone confinement help?

    Started by db_land, 12-18-2013 07:42 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 43
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    01-13-2014, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  59. Breakthrough in Varroa mite battle

    Started by Ian, 01-15-2008 05:07 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 43
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    05-21-2009, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  60. Larger queen cells - do they produce larger queens?

    Started by Joseph Clemens, 08-18-2010 02:10 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 43
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    03-08-2013, 02:06 PM Go to last post
  61. Incubator queens?

    Started by snapper1d, 07-26-2018 08:01 PM
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    • Replies: 43
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    11-15-2018, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  62. Breeding and rasing bees for packages

    Started by vernonpurcell, 11-27-2014 08:29 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    12-10-2014, 05:43 AM Go to last post
  63. Question Better Queens by Jay Smith

    Started by Solomon Parker, 05-02-2011 10:19 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    05-05-2011, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  64. Post Is winter-hardiness, a genetic trait?

    Started by KevinWI, 01-24-2019 03:15 PM
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    • Replies: 42
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    02-02-2019, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  65. Grafting ?

    Started by Ferg, 05-05-2017 02:37 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    06-23-2017, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  66. Source of Buckfast stock from Canada for 2016

    Started by Fusion_power, 12-11-2015 04:39 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    12-15-2015, 08:01 AM Go to last post
  67. The BEST queens are mated after the Solstice...

    Started by David LaFerney, 06-15-2014 08:34 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    01-21-2015, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  68. Sustainability in a small yard

    Started by Tom Davidson, 04-21-2014 10:05 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    06-16-2014, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  69. Lightbulb Has anyone bred pure Russians and Sunkist Cordovans before?

    Started by Kazzandra, 07-10-2011 12:29 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    09-23-2011, 12:53 AM Go to last post
  70. Poll Poll: re-discovered SIMPLE 2 queen method

    Started by beestudent, 06-23-2015 09:52 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 5,220
    06-30-2015, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  71. Queen rearing system

    Started by mikeaegina, 06-08-2003 09:25 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 7,673
    04-16-2006, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  72. Instrumental insemination

    Started by HVH, 12-20-2008 04:27 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
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    01-02-2009, 10:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 20,228
    12-07-2015, 09:42 AM Go to last post

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