Need Bees Removed?
International
Beekeeping Forums
December 28, 2014, 09:33:55 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
News: Beemaster's official FACEBOOK page
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar bee removal Login Register Chat  

Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: another noob question>>>>  (Read 600 times)
Buzzen
House Bee
**
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 98

Location: Rigby, Idaho


« on: May 12, 2009, 04:04:31 PM »

Does the queen bee have a stinger?
Logged
Keith13
Super Bee
*****
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 1822


Location: Baton Rouge, LA


« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2009, 04:09:11 PM »

Yes rarely used  though.

Keith
Logged
RayMarler
Field Bee
***
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 520


Location: Marysville, CA


« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2009, 01:59:21 AM »

Yes, the queen has a stinger, it is not barbed so can be used over and over again, but only against other queens. She won't sting you unless, maybe... she thinks you are a queen!

If you go into a hive and catch the queen and mark her, then immediately go into another hive and catch it's queen to mark her, she might possibly sting you as you have pheremone from the first queen on your hand and fingers so this queen might possibly think your fingers are a queen. maybe?
Logged

Sitting in the shade, drinking lemon aid.
Enjoying the breeze while counting the bees.
Shawn
Queen Bee
****
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 1215

Location: Glennallen, AK


« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2009, 12:07:00 PM »

Nice info Ray. Thanks!
Logged
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Beemaster's Beekeeping Ring
Previous | Home | Join | Random | Next
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines | Sitemap Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.318 seconds with 22 queries.

Google visited last this page December 07, 2014, 03:23:06 AM
anything