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larry tate
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« on: September 02, 2009, 08:35:53 PM »

How is the best way to introduce a new breeder queen to a new colony (queenright). I would guess you would remove the old queen 24 hrs or so before trying to put the breeder in. Your help is appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2009, 09:14:19 PM »

Michael Bush has a section on this and i think there is stuff on here, but you have the basics.  take the old queen out the day before and put the new (caged) queen in.  i have had best success when i do not release the new queen for several days.

here is a link on this

http://forum.beemaster.com/index.php/topic,6095.0.html
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2009, 11:39:12 PM »

Glenn apiaries sells II Breeder queens and here is his page for queen introduction procedures that he recommends:

http://www.glenn-apiaries.com/QnIntroInstr.html
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