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capped queen cell

  1. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    A rainy day here in New Haven... I set up 10 new mini-mating nucs (the Mann Lake variety) yesterday with capped queen cells from larvae grafted one week ago. The usual--a cup of bees, 1:1 syrup in the feeder, and a capped queen cell, together with an artificial queen lure. Foundation starter...
  2. Bee Forum
    I found capped and uncapped swarm QC's in one hive yesterday. I wanted to try out my queen castle, so I moved a frame of food, one of brood (not much brood on this frame, just a little capped) and one empty drawn frame to castle. I cut out the QC and put it btwn 2 frames but forgot to shake in...