What a good queen should do..

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by SamG347, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. SamG347

    SamG347 Songster

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    Very happy that my investment in some Carniolan x Italian cross stock was worth it. Got two of these gals from California a few weeks back and just took 1 pic of a frame from the one queens broodnest. Definetly looking good...now if she makes it through winter I will use her to make some more queens.
    PA PRIDE right here!
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  3. SamG347

    SamG347 Songster

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    Me too...but that is actually a full frame of brood..aka baby bees [​IMG]
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Wow those capped brood cells indicate that she is a laying machine.
     
  5. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Crowing

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    WOW that's awsome!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I can't wait to have bees!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    HOLY CRAP!

    Can you point out where she is on that?
     
  7. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:Very nice!

    We are also in PA and opened our hives for a peek today. This is a swarm we caught on April 29th from one of our own Russian hives. For some reason the queen looks like she skipped the cells over the horizontal wires on this side of the frame ~ she filled the ones on the other side. [​IMG]

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    They are also making some very dark honey ~ I'm not sure of the source ~ we have a lot of poplar trees, but that nectar flow was over in May.

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  8. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    That is an awesome pattern, Sam, good queen, fer sher!
     

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