Tag Archives: Queen Catcher

Palo Alto Bee Relocation – External Honey Bee Colony

After inspecting the Mountain View and Hayward Hives on Saturday my dad and I went to check out the feral bee hives in Palo Alto (see the blog before this). One was an external colony that have been there for … Continue reading

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Mann Lake Queen Catcher – First Impressions

Last order I made with Mann Lake I included four of Mann Lake’s Queen Catchers (HD-100). I just received them yesterday and upon first inspection I was not so impressed with them. They work like the other queen catchers from … Continue reading

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Hayward Overhill Hive – Day 2 in Los Altos

Second day at its new location, it was time to release the queen from her cage that has been hung from a frame in the Hayward Overhill Hive. Dad and I arrived in Los Altos, got into our suits and … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive – Cutout Complete

A very successful cutout today of the Wine Barrel Hive though my dad and I almost fainted today as it was 85F out but inside this cotton beesuit it must have been 100+ because the sweat from my forehead kept … Continue reading

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