42 min

Two Queen Honey Production with Tom Theobald (S3, E32‪)‬ Beekeeping Today Podcast

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In this first episode of 2021, we welcome back Colorado beekeeper, Tom Theobald. Tom had a small commercial operation in Colorado in the late 70’s, running up to 200+ colonies when he first started using 2-queen colonies. The biology of running 2 queens in a colony does make sense if you use the technique Tom perfected. His production hives ran 3 deeps for brood production and 7 mediums for honey storage. Tom’s two queen colonies averaged between 240 and 270 pounds!

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In this first episode of 2021, we welcome back Colorado beekeeper, Tom Theobald. Tom had a small commercial operation in Colorado in the late 70’s, running up to 200+ colonies when he first started using 2-queen colonies. The biology of running 2 queens in a colony does make sense if you use the technique Tom perfected. His production hives ran 3 deeps for brood production and 7 mediums for honey storage. Tom’s two queen colonies averaged between 240 and 270 pounds!

Could this work for you? Let us kn

42 min

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