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Babysitting the queen

A friend left town for a few days. She had two queens, in cages, which she’d acquired for her hives. As it turned out, she used one of them but her second hive wasn’t strong enough to split. That meant … Continue reading

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Sticking the Queen In

Over the past few days, I’ve written a little about identifying poor queens by examining brood patterns. Then we discussed¬† finding and pinching her failing heinousnesses.¬† The next step in your requeening saga is inserting the caged queen. Here in … Continue reading

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