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Wondering how others transport their mated queens? I have been using random different things to hold and carry my queens when out in the yards. Some times they just go on the seat of the truck. Was thinking a carring box like the ceracell cell carrier but with ventilation ect. would be handy. With only a few queens I just put in my pocket but 25 or more queens becomes more of a pile of cages in whatever is handy. Any tips would be great. Thanks.
 

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Wondering how others transport their mated queens?
Sometimes when the need for queens in small and uncertain, I just close the mating nucleus entrance (ventilation opens at the same time) and load them with me. If only some are needed the unused ones can be returned with their hives back where they were.
No need to put attendants either.
 

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>The attendants stay by (feeding) the queens when the box is opened to get one out?

Mostly. If the number dwindled too low, which it never has, I could just shake in some more. A few fly out every time you remove a cage and of course some are clustered on the cage.
 
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