Tag: queen bee breeding

Queen Grafting – Attempt 1

Learning through failure in queen rearing. Lessons learned from honey bee grafting mistakes.

Queen Rearing – Cloake Board

Queen rearing is a great skill for a beekeeper to master – learning to produce your own queens can save you lots of money as well as provide for hives when they need you. Queen breeding can allow you to better control of the… Continue Reading “Queen Rearing – Cloake Board”

Honeybee Hive Relocation & Bee Breeds

We love getting feral hives and swarms brought to our bee yard. Although there are varying philosophies on types of bees and breeds, we believe that a diversified bee population is our best bet to get healthy, survivor bees. I’ve always been a fan of… Continue Reading “Honeybee Hive Relocation & Bee Breeds”