Category Archive: Queen Rearing

May 19

Spring progress.

Things have been a bit busy so here is a brief update.   From 14 over wintered units comprising 12 colonies and 2 nucs I now have 11 colonies and 5 mini nucs, and 24 full frame nucs. Mating is going on, and more cells are being produced.  There are some 14 supers on many …

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Apr 10

Some Queen Rearing calculations.

Some Queen Rearing calculations.    I am offering for sale in late June some Nucs. I neither have the nucs nor the queens at this date, 10th April so how do I go about it?   I took the 21st of June as my starting point and worked back that I would need ideally mated …

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