The Queen bee is the most valued member of honey bee colony, and they deserve to be protected. This Yellow Plastic Bee Queen Cage will come in handy when you need to cover the queen, protect her in transit or while introducing them into a new home. This plastic queen cage can be used to protect queens of all ages, virgins, newly mated or one that is several years old.
When using this cage to introduce a new queen into an existing colony, be sure the workers cant get to the cage. If bees cling to the protective cage, it is an indication that they have not accepted her as yet. Take a little bit more time before removing the cage in this situation. The receiving hive should have no queen, no virgin queen cells or queen cells.
This Plastic Bee Queen Cage is made of high quality tough plastic that prevents worker bees from chewing through. It is yellow in color. For easy use and insertion , hang this cage protector between the top bars of two frames.
This cage protective cover cap is specially designed for bee queen and will not hurt bees. It’s grid is a common design and excellent for a queen cell cage.
A package of these queen cages has 30 pieces.