, ,

Queen rearing doesn’t have to be difficult. Here is an excellent article by Sustainable Bees on raising “easy” queens. – sassafrasbeefarm

Article by: Sustainable Bees

Many beekeepers believe queen rearing is a very technical and difficult process. Actually it is easier than you think.  There are a lot of good ways to do it.  Harvesting swarm cells in the springtime is one way, but to be in control of the process and get queens when you want them, the beek has to intervene & get the bees to do it on command. Moving the queen out of a strong colony by forming a nuc and keeping her in it is one way to get the bees to go into emergency queen rearing mode. (cont.)

Read full blog article here: Easy Queen Rearing by Sustainable Bees