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Instrumental Insemination Equipment,
for use with queen honey bees

Ruby Jewel Sting Hook
Register of II resources
Peter Schley's Instrument
Making Insemination Tips
Illuminated Tips
Thoughts on Insemination
Tip Shape

Thoughts on Tubular Perforated Sting Hooks
Combined Queen holder & Hook
Multi Dose Saline Driver
Electric Saline Pump
Glass Vials
Insulin Syringes
LED Illuminators
CO2 Delivery
Gormanston Tweezer
II Tip Cleaning

Swienty Insemination Kit

The equipment shown above is manufactured in Denmark by Swienty.

The micro manipulators give a very smooth, geared down, operation, but they lack feedback which could result in damage to a queen.

I am Trying to find some good illustrations or drawings... Does anybody know of any?

My personal emphasis in insemination work is in home made equipment, but this does not automatically mean inferior workmanship or substandard materials. Those gifted amateurs that have the ability to make 'bits and pieces' for themselves can often find improved methods that would not have been discovered if it were not for their attempts to save on cost or labour.

Improvements in working practice can also be the result of enthusiastic 'amateurs' either creating shortcuts or trying new materials.

Printed from Dave Cushman's website Live CD version

 Written... Summer 2000, Revised... 24 October 2001, Revised... 03 July 2002, Revised... 18 January 2003, Revised... 05 August 2003, Revised... 07 September 2003, New Domain... 03 July 2004, Upgraded... 06 November 2005, Further Upgraded... 22 December 2007,
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