Cell Plug Boxes
Swarm Box Methods
many beekeepers think that raising queens is just a matter
of splitting an existing colony and letting the bees do the rest.
(also known as Queen Rearing)
At a very trivial level this may be true, but if we want
quiet and productive bees we need to put in a little more effort.
Having said that I do not wish to put off any "would be"
queen rearers. It is not difficult and it is not a mysterious
"black art". Indeed it is a satifying pursuit that I have followed
for over twenty years.
Written... 26 January 2002