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  • Understanding Supersedure Cells
    March 27, 2024 Scott Derrick

    Understanding Supersedure Cells

    The intricate world of beekeeping is filled with marvels that captivate the curious minds of enthusiasts and professionals alike. One of the most intriguing aspects of bee behavior is the phenomenon of supersedure cells. In this blog, we'll delve into...

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  • Concise Guide to Using a Cloake Board for Queen Rearing
    November 14, 2023 Scott Derrick

    Concise Guide to Using a Cloake Board for Queen Rearing

    The blog post introduces the 10 Frame Cloak Board, a beekeeping tool designed for efficient queen rearing, ideal for both novice and experienced beekeepers. It highlights its innovative design, including a wooden frame with an extra entrance and a grooved interior for a metal tray. The post explains how this board simplifies the queen rearing process, enabling beekeepers to raise high-quality queens with minimal hive disturbance. It also provides a step-by-step guide on using the Cloake Board and outlines its benefits, such as ease of use, efficient queen production, and the ability to select for desirable bee traits. The conclusion emphasizes the Cloake Board as a vital tool in modern beekeeping.
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