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Offline colbees

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queen cells
« on: April 29, 2012, 08:19:31 PM »
how are you able to tell a queen cell from a normal cell, i want to be prepared for when i begin to check over my hive.
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Re: queen cells
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2012, 08:30:33 PM »
Go to bushfarms.com/bees he's got pictures on the home page.

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Re: queen cells
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2012, 01:45:11 AM »
The peanut shaped hanging down things are queen cells:
http://www.bushfarms.com/images/SwarmCells.JPG
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