Queen marking pen


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The Posca  queen marking pen is:

  • non-toxic and water based especially suited to marking your queen to enable you to always find her easily.
  • quick drying and low odour to cause the minimal disturbance to your precious princess!
  • This is the easiest way to mark your queen –  just a small spot on her thorax and you’re done.
  • You can easily store your queen marking pen in your Hive World tool belt.
  • Due to the International Colour Code you will always know what age your queen is:
  • Years ending in 0 or 5 – Blue/ 1 or 6 – White/ 2 or 7 – Yellow/ 3 or 8 – Red / 4 or 9 – Green.
  • We have all colours in stock at present.  Simply specify your colour choice in the note box at checkout.
  • Use with our one-handed queen catcher for ease of application:  https://www.hiveworld.co.nz/product/one-handed-queen-catcher/
  • Check out the following website for information on marking queens:  https://beehour.com/why-and-how-to-mark-queen-bees/

Note:    Red is the colour for 2023, Green will be 2024

Additional information

Weight 0.02 kg
Dimensions 14 × 2 × 2 cm
Pen Colours

Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, White

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