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Queen Rearing

  • plastic queen marking tube has plunger for holding the queen for marking

    Queen Marking Tube

    This plastic tube and plunger make it easy to mark your queens. Simple trap the queen in the tube, use the plunger to hold her in place, and mark her through the plastic mesh at the bottom of the tube. 

    $6.50
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  • front view of 2 frame mating nuc includes migratory cover and small disc entry side view of 2 frame mating nuc includes migratory cover and small disc entry

    2 frame Mating Nuc

    Our DRB 2 frame mating nuc, holds 2 deep frames (frames are not included). It's made of solid pine boards (not plywood!) and comes fully assembled & ready to paint or stain. Allows for queen mating or can be used for making small divisions from your...

    $32.95
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  • Queen marking cage, used to cage the queen for marking.

    Queen Marking Cage

    Our cage allows you to trap the queen on the comb for marking. Gently pin the queen down to the comb and mark her with our marking pen (630). Allow her to dry for a few seconds before releasing. 

    $15.95
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  • Queen cells cups fit in our  grooved frames to encourage workers to develop queen cells.

    Queen Cell Cups, 100 pk.

    These cell cups fit perfectly into the top slot of our frames for plastic foundation (455, 456, and 457 series). Encourages worker bees to build queen cells. Package of 100.  AVAILABLE IN GRAY COLOR ONLY AT THIS TIME.

    $10.95
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  • queen marking pens in blue, white, green, red, yellow

    Queen Marking Pen

    Safe and effective way to mark your queen for quick identification. All choices are available, but if following international code use according to this chart:  For years ending with: 0 or 5 use Blue 1 or 6 use White 2 or 7 use Yellow 3 or 8...

    $7.45
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  • Fit our grooved frames to encourage workers to develop queen cells.

    Queen Cell Cups, 10 pk.

    These cell cups fit perfectly into the top groove of our frames for plastic foundation (455, 456, and 457 series). Encourages worker bees to build queen cells. Package of 10.  AVAILABLE IN GRAY ONLY AT THIS TIME.

    $1.95
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