August 16th, 2023

August 16, 2023

We didn’t need to move any cells out of the cell raiser because at this point we’re done grafting! The developed cells from graft nine yielded 25 mated queens. Of the 26 cells we put in, only ONE didn’t make it! We left those queens in their mating nucs so they will make more brood that we can use to help out troubled hives in the Boston region. And that was our queen rearing season!

In total, we reared 95 healthy queens who successfully mated, and we moved 35 of those locally reared queens to other regions. We are so excited to continue on this journey; the growth potential of this program is exponential. Hopefully soon, we won’t have to source any queens that we didn’t rear ourselves and be more sustainable and have healthier colonies overall! 

bee_trail_divider_long
bee_trail_divider_small_horizontal_2
More Stories
This meeting room's biophilic design emphasizes lush greenery, natural materials like wood, and organic shapes and curves.

Biophilia and Biophilic Design: 10 Tips and 4 Inspiring Examples

Contents: Intro to Biophilia and Biophilic Design The History and Evidence of Biophilia History of Biophilic Design Key…

The TNFD and an Innovative Framework for Reporting Nature Impact

Contents: What is the TNFD? What is the TNFD Developing? Why is the TNFD Developing the New Framework?…

Scroll to Top