2 in 1 mating hive for rearing queens. This hive can be set up for one or two queen cells or can be used to overwinter mated queens for use the following year. Mating hives are used to mate queens without using lots of bees. 1 cup of bees can be used per hive to mate a queen. This reduces …
50x Pin Test Unit
This pin unit is for testing the hygienic behavior of colonies to allow for accurate comparison when selecting queens for breeding. As this unit houses 50 pins, it can be used to piece 50 capped cells in a single go. The provides rigid support to over a third of the pins’ length ensuring that they do not …
Blue Stainless Steel Grafting Tool
A solid and reliable tool for grafting larvae into cell cups for rearing honeybee queens. This is an easy tool to use and clean. It is well shaped making it easy to lift larvae into cell cups. with a long life expectancy this grafting tool may be the only one you need to buy.
Brown cell cups
Pack of 100
Brown cell cups for grafting larvae into to rear honeybee queens. These cups can be used in conjunction with a nicot style mounting system on a grafting frame. Young larvae are grafted into the cell cups using a grafting tool. They grafting frame is then introduced to a queen rearing colony to rear new queens.
Chinese Grafting Tool
The Chinese grafting tool is popular among beekeepers for queen rearing. The flexible head slides under the larvae easily allowing them to be transferred into queen cups. The spring loader plunger can then be used to gently slide the larvae into the cup reducing the risk of damage. When not in use, the plunger retracts out of the …
Pre-order for 2022
This mating nuc gives you great versatility when mating queens. The ‘clip together’ design means that you can add and remove boxes easily allowing you to grow the hive when needed. The floor is also detachable and the boxes can be used in any position. The internal feeder can also be moved up and down within the hive, …
We can provide tools and equipment for rearing your own queens. We sell mating nucs and grafting tools and queen cages. we can provide all the tools you need to rear your own queens. If your looking for something specific then feel free to contact us and we will do our best to help.
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