July 7th, 2023

July 7, 2023

I’m back in Boston! I conduct our eighth graft on my own. This graft we decided to go back down to only doing 30 cups, because we were having those issues earlier with other, non-Best Bees queens infiltrating our cell raisers.  In the cell raisers from the seventh graft, there were 17 developed cells. When we went to the apiary to visit the mating nucs and put those developed queen cells in, we caught 15 mated queens from graft six.  

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