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« Reply #20 on: April 07, 2010, 08:25:14 AM »

Mother Is marked?Is it certain that is the same.



International Queen Marking Color Code  Color:  For Year
Ending In: 
White (or gray)  1 or 6 
Yellow  2 or 7 
Red  3 or 8 
Green  4 or 9 
Blue  5 or 0 

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« Reply #21 on: April 07, 2010, 09:14:27 PM »

Mother Is marked?Is it certain that is the same.



International Queen Marking Color Code  Color:  For Year
Ending In:  
White (or gray)  1 or 6  
Yellow  2 or 7  
Red  3 or 8  





Green  4 or 9  
Blue  5 or 0  

Does this answer your question?


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thanks for posting this jp. It good information. There is a lot of newbees (and oldbees) out there that would not know how the queen marking system works. although i must say that a lot of times the color marking in a good hygenic colony the color dot is groomed off the queen bee
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