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Offline homer

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Queen Cell Finishing Hive
« on: June 27, 2009, 12:05:39 AM »
Why do you want to have a queenright hive for finishing queen cells?  Couldn't you just let them start and finish in the same hive without moving them, or using a cloake board?

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Re: Queen Cell Finishing Hive
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2009, 12:18:21 PM »
Yes you can let them start and finish in the same hive.  The advantage of a Cloake Board is that the hive is still in "production" while still incubating the queen cells.  In other words, it takes fewer resources.  Some people also feel you get a higher quality queen from a queen right hive.

 

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