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2012 QUEEN REARING WORKSHOP-July 14-15th

June 24th, 2012 by melanie

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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, 2012
*Class size limited to ensure student hands on participation and one-on-one instructor attention
COST: $200 includes manual, grafting tool, practice cell cups, live queencells/virgins 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, marking and banking 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: ziaqueenbees@hotmail.com

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