Queen Rearing Essentials


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Queen Rearing Essentials was recently updates at the request of readers and instructors and Dr. Connor has added sixty more pages of techniques and queen management ideas. He has expanded the concept of the queenless builder colony for use by those beekeepers who want to graft more frequently. This book will help you if you only need a few queens a year, or if you want to produce hundreds or thousands. The concepts are basic, the photographs “astounding”, and the book comes “Highly Recommended” by reviewers.

Queen Rearing Essentials Table of Contents

  1. Overview of Queen Rearing
  2. Biology of Cell Production
  3. Cell Starting
  4. Transferring Larvae (Grafting)
  5. Cell Finisher
  6. Queenless Builder Colony (Combined Starter-Finisher)
  7. Handling & Transporting Queens in Different Stages
  8. Clipping & Marking Queens
  9. Drone Production
  10. Nucleus Production, Adding Cells to Nuclei
  11. Queen & Colony Evaluation
  12. Many Queens Are Killed By Beekeepers
  13. Cells and Queens Only

If you save the cost of one queen, you have paid for the Queen Rearing Essentials book and learned a great deal about bees and queens.

Author: Lawrence John Connor, Publisher: Wicwas Press

Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 2 in