Category Archives: Bee cells

Raising a new Queen (part 1/3)

This week it will be my first time to raise a queen. It’s a process that will take several steps and checks. And, it will also be a bit of an experiment for us so at this point in time, … Continue reading

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Oh, the Drones

A drone lives the good life until he’s kicked out of the hive or dies from sex. Drones (aka the boys) do not have stingers and do not need to collect nectar, build cells or protect their home like their … Continue reading

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