These lightweight portable Butler Cages are used in capturing, transporting and introducing new and virgin Queens.
Includes; a hollow outlet design to keep your Queen safe during inspection, sliding top plates for easy accessibility and a candy compartment to enable worker bees to feed the Queen.
Produced from high quality plastic, colours may vary.
Quantity: 10 Pcs
Chinese Retractable Grafting Tools: 2 Pcs
A popular grafting tool used in queen rearing, this item has a retractable end, spring loaded plunger and flexible spatula tip.
The spatula tip allows the tool to slide easily under the larva and royal jelly to scoop the larvae out of the cell, use the plunger to slide the larvae off the end for transfer into a Queen Cell cup, the sliding motion makes it less likely for the larvae to turn over.
Retract the tool when not in use.
Quantity: 2 Pcs
Plastic Queen Clip Catcher
An essential item for marking and examination of the Queen, this clip catcher allows for capturing without direct handling.
Simply place over the comb and press the clip between the thumb and forefinger to open the clip when ready to capture your Queen. The excluder sized slots allow any worker bees gathered to easily escape without risk of losing the Queen.
Mark the Queen on the thorax with the appropriate colour for the year.
Queen Marker Cage with Plunger
A gentle way of holding the Queen ready for marking and examination, after capturing your queen, simply transfer into the plastic marking tube.
Use the plunger to gently push the queen towards the marking cage, the soft sponge pad will prevent any harm to the Queen.
Once ready mark your queen on the exposed thorax with the appropriate colour for the year.