Queen Kit - Safety clip, plunger (clear) & pen combo
Are you unsure how to handle your queens but want her marked? Well this is the answer - carefully direct the Queen into the plunger shaft and slowly insert the foam plunger. Stand her upright with the shaft grill facing up. Slowly and carefully push the queen towards the grill without using too much force. Have her thorax aligned with a hole in the grill then gently mark her with the queen marking pen. Allow a few seconds for the paint to dry before releasing her back into the colony.
A simple way to catch and mark your queens safely without damaging her in your fingers.
Marking paint pen colour varies.
The Queen Stainless Clip is really handy to keep your Queen safe when doing inspections. It has queen excluder size holes so the workers can still tend to her. Also fantastic tool to have on hand with swarm collections. Place the queen in the clip and place her into the new hive and watch all the other bees follow. excellent addition to your tool kit