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Queen Grafting Tool
A properly reared queen from poor stock will always outperform a poorly reared queen from excellent stock. The young larvae make the best queens.

The right tool for the job is essential. I've purchased a number of queen grafting tools over the years. I struggled to get those very young larvae using store bought tools. Out of frustration I manufactured my own grafting tool. It works the best for me and is about 2% of the cost of a store bought tool. You can make your own too. And you will be able to pick up the smallest of larvae with it.

Queen Grafting Equipment
Here is my take on key equipment you need for queen grafting.

Here are some thoughts on the APINAUT System for marking queens