Moving larvae in the hive is such a delicate process, hence the need for a specialized tool for this. These Beekeeping Grafting Needles will come in handy.
How to use:
- These grafting needles have a spring-loaded plunger used to gently push the larvae out of the reed and into the cup, so you can precisely transfer an individual bee larva into a queen cell cup. The reed is what picks up the delicate larvae, and it is bendable and quite flexible.
- The egg is transferred by the influence of the grafting needle putting the larvae into the central pedestal, then pushing the index finger gently press the elastic rod insect larvae into wingtip bottom.
- When the spring is pushed down, the rod goes back into place automatically.