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queen catcher

  1. Bee Forum
    I don't know about the rest of you, but I like to use a queen catcher when I see the queen during an inspection so that I don't risk squishing her when I put frames back in the hive. I have been using queen catchers for over five years now. But twice this year I have made a rather rookie...
  2. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    I saw one for sale on a foreign website. It was basically a half-sphere of clear glass maybe the diameter of a golf ball, with a tapered stem rising from the bulb, making a hollow tube probably about 4 inches long. The idea was that since bees always crawl uphill, you put the bulb over the...