This blog explains how I keep bees. It works for me, it might not work for you. Use my methods at your own risk. Always wear protective clothing and use a smoker when working bees.

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Queen mating yard

Drone Colonies For Queen Mating

Queen Mating Yard with Mating Nuc's

Queen Mating mini - Nuc
Queen rearing has been going on for two weeks now in California. The bloom of the almond trees is in full gear.
Pollen is coming in in large quantities. The weather has been warm. The drone rearing colonies are loaded with bees.
All this adds up to great queen rearing conditions.