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    Re: Catching and Marking Queens

    Some tips on using the one handed queen catcher. Open the gate all the way and hold the queen catcher so the face is parallel to the comb. Instead of scoping the queen in, just set the queen...
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    Re: Catching and Marking Queens

    I wait until they are laying and I transfer them out of the mating nuc. Richard Noel has a video where he is marking them as soon as they emerge in the incubator and he says its never been a problem...
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    Re: Catching and Marking Queens

    Sometimes I catch them by hand, sometimes I use the one handed queen catcher. I think it is much easier to mark them by hand, however in the one handed catcher I can set her aside safe and sound...
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