With a dot of this marking pen on the queen’s thorax, you can more easily find her in future queen hunts and also monitor the age of the queen by using the corresponding year’s color. The corresponding year’s color will be shipped unless another color is specified. (Color options: blue, green, red, white, or yellow)
Queen marking pen
Mark the queen’s thorax to more easily find her.
These nice quality pens are just the ticket for marking your queens! In our experience, they will last for at least a couple of seasons.
The international queen marking color standard is as follows:
Years ending in 1 or 6 – WHITE
Years ending in 2 or 7 – YELLOW
Years ending in 3 or 8 – RED
Years ending in 4 or 9 – GREEN
Years ending in 5 or 0 – BLUE