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Paint for marking queen bees, large marker

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Queen bee marking paints are made of substances that do not harm bees and the advantage is that they dry quickly.
The color for marking queen bees is made of substances that do not harm bees. Another advantage is the fact that they dry quickly, so the beekeeper does not have to worry about smearing. The color for marking queen bees does not change the shade throughout the mother's life. 5 colors are available: white, yellow, red, green and blue. One color is set for each year, which makes it easier to recognize the age of the queen bee. The colors are also suitable for marking various other materials.

Application of paint for marking queen bees in the form of a large marker:

Mother's paint must first be shaken thoroughly. The ball inside the marker must rattle! Then the tip of the marker is pressed against the paper, which soaks the tip with paint. With the help of the catch, it is necessary to catch the mother bee so that her chest is accessible and the mother is motionless. The tip of the marker should be lightly pressed against the mother's chest, taking care not to get the mother dirty. Then it is necessary to wait a while and finally release the marked mother into the hive.

How to choose the right color for a given year?

A different color is always used for each year. Since there are a total of 5 colors, the individual colors are repeated one after the other every 5 years. The rule is as follows:

Blue is used in 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025,…
White is used in 2011, 2016, 2021, 2026,…
Yellow is used in 2012, 2017, 2022, 2027,…
Red is used in 2013, 2018, 2023, 2028,…
Green is used in 2014, 2019, 2024, 2029,…
Approximate weight: 0.020 kg