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Author Topic: Can Drones pass through a queen excluder?  (Read 1455 times)
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« on: April 28, 2011, 02:44:29 PM »

Can drones pass through a queen excluder? If so what size hardware cloth would I need if I wanted to only allow workers to pass through?

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« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2011, 03:35:01 PM »

No, drones can't pass thru.

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« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2011, 09:09:15 PM »

#5 is the largest that will only allow workers through and not queens or drones.  Workers can squeeze through #6 but it's a lot of work.  #7 (if it's straight) will keep workers in.
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