Queen Excluders

This is made using coffee wire with mesh size of 4mm x 4mm mounted on a frame that is closely fitting the hive. The mesh can allow the passage of the worker bees but not the queen bee since she is larger in size.  It therefore restricts the queen within the brood area.  As a result the beekeeper can harvest honey that is not mixed with young ones (brood).

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