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Offline Burl

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What color to mark queens
« on: February 18, 2008, 12:12:38 PM »
Hi ,   Somewhere I have seen a year to year chart/schedule on what color to mark new queens with each year.  This is in hopes of having some standardization .  Can anyone please point me in the right direction or forward that info to this thread ?    Thanks!       ---Burl---
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Offline jimmyo

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Re: What color to mark queens
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2008, 09:24:03 PM »
for years ending in 1 or 6 white
                          2 or 7 yellow
                          3 or 8 red
                          4 or 9 green 
it is in lots of books and  Brushy mountain's catalog.
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Offline pdmattox

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Re: What color to mark queens
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2008, 09:43:16 PM »
what about 5 and 0?

Offline rdy-b

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Re: What color to mark queens
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2008, 10:52:44 PM »
what about 5 and 0?
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Offline Burl

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Re: What color to mark queens
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2008, 01:16:13 AM »
Thanks , I'm writing this down and keeping with my record keeping book.
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