Mar 13, 2008 · Queen larvae were raised in a strong double 8 frame hive using a Cloake board. The Cloake board was inserted above the queen excluder without the metal slide and its entrance opposite the front entrance. The hive was then turned 180 degrees so that returning foragers had to find and use the new entrance.
1.1 When introducing a new queen to an especially strong hive, pull a frame or two of emerging brood and a frame of honey out of the brood chamber and replace them with empty comb or foundation. Remove the old queen. 1.2 Place the double-screen board on top of the chamber 10-Frame. The Cloake board is a device invented by New Zealand Beekeeper Harry Cloake to raise queens with a minimum amount of equipment. Consists of a wooden frame w/queen excluder and metal tray and involves a series of stages which divide a colony into a queen right lower colony and queenless upper colony which improves acceptance of grafted larvae. Apr 14, 2017 · 1. When you are ready to raise queens, select a super strong colony with two brood boxes: 2. Separate the two boxes using the cloake board Drawer SLIDER OUT 3. Turn the lower box 180 degrees so Cloake Board 10 Frame from Johnsons' Bees and Supplies. Order online or call us today at (803) 645-6725. The Cloake Board is a device invented by New Zealand beekeeper Harry Cloake to raise queens with a minimum amount of equipment. Consists of a wooden frame with queen excluder and metal tray. It also involves a series of stages which divide a colony into a queen right lower colony and queenless upper colony, which improves acceptance of grafted larvae. Requires knowledge in grafting larvae Using A Cloake Board for Queen Rearing is an Effective Way of Raising New Queen BeesFeatures: Easily create abarrier by sliding in a metal divider Completely separate worker bees from the lower colony - and the queen Designed for brood chambers with 10 frames Can also be used solely as a queen excluderUse:Our 10-frame cloakeboard for queen rearing makes it easy to completely separate your
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Jun 15, 2007 · The Cloake board is simply an excluder encased in a three sided shim that acts as a entrance. The board also has a slide in floor that covers the excluder and divides the hive into 2 separate colonies. This allows the one hive to be used as a queen-less cell starter and a queen-right cell finisher.
Jun 26, 2015 · Don’t forget the little larvae you add in on Day 9 of the Cloake board method are already 4 days old. As you quite rightly say, the queens will emerge on their 16 day which is 12 days later. Add 12 days to Day 9 of the Cloake board method and you come to Day 21. Hope that makes sense. Originally designed by Harry Cloake, the Cloake Board is a cost effective approach to queen rearing, making it a must have for beginners to queen rearing. Instructions included. Compatible with 10 Frame equipment only. May 22, 2012 · Re: Cloake Board Plan? You can go a little more than bee space as the inserted slide simulates a bottom board for the upper hive. I made the frame a little more than an inch thick and the slide groove is two saw kerfs wide. Cloake Board. 840-0040 Buying one of these will get you 8 frames fitted **You must buy either a Q8 or 8 trifold frames for us to process this product. Ask a question