In Her Majesty's Chambers: Intro to Queen Honeybee Rearing

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In Her Majesty's Chambers: Intro to Queen Honeybee Rearing

Time: July 14, 2012 at 9am to July 15, 2012 at 1pm
Location: ZQB Home Farm
Street: On The High Road to Taos
City/Town: Truchas, NM
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Phone: 505/929-8080
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Melanie Margarita Kirby
Latest Activity: Apr 8, 2013

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In Her Majesty’s Chambers:

Intro to Queen Rearing Workshop
Conducted by Zia Queenbee Co. at home farm in Truchas, NM 8300 feet elevation in southern Rocky Mountains

WHEN: July 14-15th
COST: $200 includes manual, grafting tool, practice cell cups, live queencells to take home and instruction. Workshop overviews introductory issues pertaining to rearing One’s own queenbees including:

* Selection of breeders & establishment of gene pool
* Establishing and maintaining cell-builders
* Learning to graft appropriate larvae
* Selection and placement of drone supports
* Creation of Mating Nucs
*Establishment of mating zones/apiaries,
* Harvesting of mated queens

This is a hands-on course demonstrating each step of the process of rearing queens:
From the art of grafting To mature harvest.

For more info call Tel: 505/929-8080 Or email:

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