Category Archives: Queen

Questions & Answers

Thanks for coming! Let me beeegin with Oprah to get ya in the mood 🙂 1)  Does anyone have bees as pets and what satisfaction can come from it? Pet owner: my mom Satisfaction (her answer): “They can be trained to sniff out bombs … Continue reading

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Raising a new Queen (part 2/3)

Today we checked to see if thy royalty or royalties have revealed themself(ves). Our experiment: We had a queenless nuc with three queen cells, two of which we left and one that we cut out and stuck in an isolated box … Continue reading

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Back in beesness! Update, Update!

Scoop #1: Bees are out and about after a rough winter. The ones who survived are going strong and many hives are stocked with honey, pollen and brood. It’s looking good. Check it out:             Scoop … Continue reading

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Queen Power

She’s the CEO and mother of up to 60000 bees. She controls the pace of productivity, attitude of her family, ensures survival of a hive and can live up to six years longer than the rest. She’s continuously surrounded by … Continue reading

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