Queens

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by Monie, May 12, 2010.

  1. Monie

    Monie New Member

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    I'm sure this has been thought of and even tried; does anyone have any experience with inseminating a queen more than once, over the course of 3 or 4 years, to keep the genetics? I know it's not natural, but we humans tend to do unnatural things from time to time.
     
  2. Iddee

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    Not me. I haven't even tried AI on virgins, much less older queens. Very few beeks do AI.
     

  3. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    That would be a good question for the AI queen breeders, not sure if there are any on this forum or not.

    Here is a link to a fella that does AI, you could ask him.

    http://www.glenn-apiaries.com/index.html

    G3
     
  4. Monie

    Monie New Member

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    I plan on getting some breeders from him next year. :) I wanted some from Latshaw, but apparently he's pretty well booked, and the only way I'd get 4 would be if someone cancelled. (*~*)