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Fall is here and it's time to requeen some hives. So here you are,you've just found your timid little queen. You're wearing those bulky gloves,standing there wondering how you're going to chase that queen around in order to grab her out of that frame full of bees! Do you mash her against the comb in sight of all the other bees? Do you chase her with a small glass bottle? Do you just throw her to the ground and tromp on her with your size 12 army boots! What have you found to be the easy way in removing a failing queen?
 

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I wondered when you'd ask again. The last one disappeared while I was answering. You can just cut her in half with the hive tool, but I like to catch her with a hair clip queen catcher and drop her in a jar of alcohol to make swarm lure.

But I tend to keep a couple of them in a nuc until things settle down. They may reject the new one and you may wish you had the old one.
 
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