Queen Rearing

 

Automatic Grafting Needle

Automatic Grafting Needle

Use this tool to transfer your larvae and jelly during grafting. The flat tongue slides in a tiny tube. With pressure applied to the thumb lever the tongue comes out and slides under the larvae. Relieve pressure to deposit the larvae in an artificial cell.

  • Price: $54.00

Automatic Grafting Needle Replacement Tongue

Automatic Grafting Needle Replacement Tongue

Replacement Tongue only. Use this tool to transfer your larvae and jelly during grafting. The flat tongue slides in a tiny tube. With pressure applied to the thumb lever the tongue comes out and slides under the larvae. Relieve pressure to deposit the larvae in an artificial cell.

  • Price: $4.75

Battery Box

Battery Box

 You can easily transport 20 JZ BZ round queen cages in this box. With pockets in the bottom, the cages will stand alone.

  • Price: $6.00

Brown Cell Cups

Brown Cell Cups

The brown cell cups, yellow cell cup holders and brown cup sockets all work with the JZ BZ Smokin' Cell Bar and are designed to make queen rearing an easy job.

  • Price: $0.13

Brown Cup Sockets

Brown Cup Sockets

NC Brown Cell Cup part of the Nicot queen rearing system

  • Price: $0.15

Candy Tube Caps 50c

Candy Tube Caps 50c

 The candy tube cap fits over the candy plug on the round queen cage.

  • Price: $7.00

Cell Protectors 1000c

Cell Protectors 1000c

Installing queen cells into new colonies requires protecting the new cells until they have hatched. These JZ BZ cell protectors are made of a tough plastic that will prevent any bees from chewing through. For easy insertion, hang the protector...

  • Price: $140.00

Cell Protectors 100c

Cell Protectors 100c

Installing queen cells into new colonies requires protecting the new cells until they have hatched. These JZ BZ cell protectors are made of a tough plastic that will prevent any bees from chewing through. For easy insertion, hang the protector...

  • Price: $16.00

Cell Protectors 10c

Cell Protectors 10c

Installing queen cells into new colonies requires protecting the new cells until they have hatched. These JZ BZ cell protectors are made of a tough plastic that will prevent any bees from chewing through. For easy insertion, hang the protector...

  • Price: $2.00

Cell Protectors 50c

Cell Protectors 50c

Installing queen cells into new colonies requires protecting the new cells until they have hatched. These JZ BZ cell protectors are made of a tough plastic that will prevent any bees from chewing through. For easy insertion, hang the protector...

  • Price: $9.00

Chinese Grafting Tool

Chinese Grafting Tool

 This inexpensive yet highly effective tool is great for grafting. Slide the tongue under the larvae and apply pressure to the end to deposit it in the cell.

  • Price: $3.50

Cloake Board

Cloake Board

The cloake board is used as a means of separating the main queen right hive (below) from the cell building area, placed above. The slide is set fully in place when first creating the cell builder above the queen right part of the hive to reduce...

  • Price: $35.00

Corrugated Plastic Nuc Box

Corrugated Plastic Nuc Box

The corrugated plastic nuc box easily folds into a 5-frame nuc for transporting swarms.

  • Price: $17.00

Deep Cell Bar Frame

Deep Cell Bar Frame

 Deep cell bar frame is designed to work with cell cups to raise your own queens.

  • Price: $11.50

JZ's BZ's Base Mount Cell Cup 100c

JZ's BZ's Base Mount Cell Cup 100c

Fits perfectly into grooved top bars or bottom bars by pushing the prong on the bottom of the cell cup into the groove and rotating for a friction fit. The cell cups come in a variety of colors to suit your preferences or color coding needs. This...

  • Price: $13.00

JZ's BZ's Base Mount Cell Cup 50c

JZ's BZ's Base Mount Cell Cup 50c

Fits perfectly into grooved top bars or bottom bars by pushing the prong on the bottom of the cell cup into the groove and rotating for a friction fit. The cell cups come in a variety of colors to suit your preferences or color coding needs. This...

  • Price: $6.00

JZ's BZ's Queen Cage 10c

JZ's BZ's Queen Cage 10c

No need to worry about corks or screens anymore! These plastic cages are lighter than wooden ones, and they have slots for ventilation and communication. There is even an opaque tube for the queen if she needs to hide. You can use these queen cages to bank, ship, or even introduce your queens.

  • Price: $3.25

JZ's BZ's Queen Storage Bar

JZ's BZ's Queen Storage Bar

This shipping bar makes queen banking and shipping both quick and economical.

  • Price: $2.60

JZBZ Smoky Cell Bar

JZBZ Smoky Cell Bar

The brown cell cups, yellow cell cup holders and brown cup sockets all work with the JZ BZ Smokin' Cell Bar and are designed to make queen rearing an easy job.

  • Price: $2.25

Lighted Attach-A-Mag Magnifier

Lighted Attach-A-Mag Magnifier

This lighted 2x magnifier will allow you to view your cells for grafting correctly aged larvae. Easily clamps to the top of your frame or surfaces of up to 2" thickness, allowing you to keep your hands free. The flexible arm allows the optimum...

  • Price: $25.00

Medium Cell Bar Frame

Medium Cell Bar Frame

 Medium cell bar frame is designed to work with cell cups to raise your own queens.

  • Price: $11.00

Metal Queen Catcher

Metal Queen Catcher

This 2"x 2" device is designed to catch the queen on the comb and hold her in. The slots are large enough to let workers in and out. Press handles to open, self-closing. Available in Metal or Plastic.

  • Price: $7.50

Nicot Queen Rearing Cassette

Nicot Queen Rearing Cassette

This cassette is the most essential and unique part of the Nicot queen rearing system. The cassette is placed into an existing frame with removable cell cups inserted. The queen is then placed inside the cassette and allowed to lay only in the...

  • Price: $65.00

Nicot Yellow Cell Cup Holders

Nicot Yellow Cell Cup Holders

These cell cup holders are a part of queen rearing using the Nicot method. Use these to hold brown cell cups Item No. that have hatched larvae in them that have been removed from the queen rearing cassette. Place the combined cell cups/cell cup...

  • Price: $0.70

One Handed Queen Catcher

One Handed Queen Catcher

Catch the queen with just one hand and know you will mark her easily and safely! Our new Queen Catcher has a safety stop built in to keep from applying too much pressure and killing the queen and its one-handed design makes it quick and easy....

  • Price: $16.50

Plastic Queen Catcher

Plastic Queen Catcher

This 2"x 2" device is designed to catch the queen on the comb and hold her in. The slots are large enough to let workers in and out. Press handles to open, self-closing.

  • Price: $7.50

Push in Cell Cups 100c

Push in Cell Cups 100c

Push-in cell cups fit into a pre-drilled 25/64" (.39 cm) hole and come in a variety of colors to suit your preferences or for color coding purposes.

  • Price: $9.95

Queen Cage Cork 100c

Queen Cage Cork 100c

Use these corks to plug up a release opening in your three-hole queen cage

  • Price: $4.00

Queen Cage Screen 100c

Queen Cage Screen 100c

Queen Cage Screen 100c

  • Price: $7.00

Queen Cage Syrup

Queen Cage Syrup

 Use this special syrup when making candy for your queen cages.

  • Price: $27.50

Queen Grafting Excluder Frame

Queen Grafting Excluder Frame

 This excluder is used as an includer to confine your queen onto one side of a frame of drawn foundation. By timing this you will know you have larvae of a perfect age for grafting.

  • Price: $23.00

Queen Introduction Cage

Queen Introduction Cage

Introducing a new queen to a colony is one of the most crucial moments in the queen rearing process. This cage will keep your queen safe during the process, and she'll also have ample room to move around. Made out of molded plastic, this cage...

  • Price: $5.25

Queen Larvae Transfer Station

Queen Larvae Transfer Station

This device is designed to hold either one deep or one medium frame in either wood or plastic. With the frame tightly in place you can then adjust the frame for the most comfortable grafting angle. There is a convenient space for placing your...

  • Price: $31.00

Queen Marking Disc

Queen Marking Disc

 This device is designed to trap your queen on the comb for marking. Made of wood, metal, and mesh. Simply pin your queen down and mark her through the soft mesh. Allow her to dry a bit before releasing.

  • Price: $14.50

Queen Marking Pens

Queen Marking Pens

Never lose sight of your queen! Use these marking pens to mark your queens safely. 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

  • Price: $6.95

Queen Marking Tube

Queen Marking Tube

It's important to be able to locate your queen amidst the buzz of a large colony. This queen marking tube makes it easy to mark your queen and track her once she enters a colony. The plastic construction makes it easy to see your queen, and the...

  • Price: $8.00

Queen Mating Box

Queen Mating Box

This kit includes a standard hive body box with a wooden bottom and 3 separate compartments, each with its own entrance, air vents and lid. Fully assembled. (Oversized rate applies)

  • Price: $52.00

Queen Muff

Queen Muff

 The Queen Muff is a great way to work with your queen. Place her cage inside the muff to prevent her escape while marking or clipping.

  • Price: $18.00

Queen Pipe Catcher

Queen Pipe Catcher

Use this pipe to assist placing your queen into a queen cage. Simply place the pipe over your queen and allow her to crawl into the pipe. Place the foam over the hole and remove the cork for gently blowing your queen into a queen cage. Repeat when adding workers to the queen cage.

  • Price: $20.00

Queen Rearing DVD

Queen Rearing DVD

Presented by The Bee Works, Apiarist David Eyre takes you through the steps of raising quality queens using three different methods: simple splits, Nicot system and grafting in this wonderful presentation. Run time 90 minutes.

  • Price: $28.00

Queen Rearing Essentials Book

Queen Rearing Essentials Book

Dr. Lawrence John Connor provides readers with detailed information on raising queens and improving their existing colonies. An easy-to-read format with numerous photographs. 100 pages. 

  • Price: $27.00

Queen Rearing Starter Kit

Queen Rearing Starter Kit

Whether you're new to queen rearing or if you've done it for many seasons, this queen rearing starter kit will provide you with the basics that you need in order to successful raise your own queens.

  • Price: $84.00

Roller Queen Cage

Roller Queen Cage

Roller Queen Cage.  Part of the Nicot queen rearing system. These round queen cages make shipping queens easy.

  • Price: $0.62

Scientific Queen Rearing Book

Scientific Queen Rearing Book

An informative book by G.M. Doolittle that guides amateur and veteran beekeepers through the queen-rearing process according to the ways of nature. 132 pages.

  • Price: $23.00

Three-Hole Queen Cage Corks 2000/c

Three-Hole Queen Cage Corks 2000/c

Corks for queen cages.

  • Price: $31.08

Three-Hole Queen Cage Screens 1000/c

Three-Hole Queen Cage Screens 1000/c

Place the screen with the bowed sign down and ends up. Use one staple in each end.

  • Price: $39.00

Three-Hole Queen Cage Waxed Paper 1000/c

Three-Hole Queen Cage Waxed Paper 1000/c

Candy covers.

  • Price: $14.00

Three-Hole Queen Cages 10/c

Three-Hole Queen Cages 10/c

These wooden three-hole queen cages can be used for shipping queens and also double as an introduction cage. Included are the standard wooden 3-hole queen cages with vents which have been coated with paraffin; screens, corks and candy covers....

  • Price: $7.00

Three-Hole Queen Cages 100/c

Three-Hole Queen Cages 100/c

These wooden three-hole queen cages can be used for shipping queens and also double as an introduction cage. Included are the standard wooden 3-hole queen cages with vents which have been coated with paraffin; screens, corks and candy covers....

  • Price: $36.00

Wax Cell Cups

Wax Cell Cups

 The wax cell cups are used when raising queens. Insert queen larvae into cup and put on cell bar frame.

  • Price: $0.17

Wooden Cell Cup each

Wooden Cell Cup each

 The wood cell cups are used when raising queens. Put a drop of wax in the cup before inserting larvae.

  • Price: $0.40