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Offline BeekeeperInKingGeorgeVA

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How to Manually Free Queen from Plastic Cage?
« on: April 27, 2009, 06:46:26 PM »
Hi folks,

   A newbie question, I'm sure, but I wonder how to go about manually freeing the queen from the JZ-BZ-type plastic queen cage I put between the frames a few days ago, assuming the bees haven't already chewed the candy and freed her already?

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Tim

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Re: How to Manually Free Queen from Plastic Cage?
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2009, 07:09:08 PM »
The end with the nose snaps open.


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Re: How to Manually Free Queen from Plastic Cage?
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2009, 11:25:14 AM »
There is a plug next to the candy tube.  Pull the plug out and then the candy tube can be twisted to the side opening the whole end of the cage.
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