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Featured Bee: Soldier Bees

Bee Role: Soldier Bee We previously discussed the role of guard bees (picture A), soldier bees (picture B) are their counterparts. Once...

Featured Bee: Guard Bee

Guards are a subset of the bees on the entrance or landing board. Guards show a distinctive posture with their wings spread and their...

Mated Queen Introductions

For those who may not know what a push in cage is, it is used for queen introduction and allows the queen to lay during the introduction...

What makes our Nucs so great?

We have Wisconsin nucs born and bred in Wisconsin and sold only in Wisconsin. ​ Why is this important? We are unique here at Lloyd St....

What is a Nuc?

A nuc (pronounced like NUKE) is a fully functioning colony, just smaller. It contains an accepted, marked and laying queen, eggs, larvae,...