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How To Mark Queens, Cage Attendants, Manage Mating Nucs

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In this video I demonstrate marking queens with a paint pen, getting them into a cage and adding attendant workers to the cage. These cages are California mini cages and are not my favourite to use. I actually prefer to use the JzBz plastic cages but I don't have any right now. I also prefer the cera cell "clam shell" style cage, but I also don't have any of those at the moment.
I also briefly discuss some of the management that goes into these small mating nucs and how they aren't the right solution for all (or even most) beekeepers. But If you were curious about this style, then I hope you learned something.
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