Harry Laidlaw shares his years of experience in queen bee rearing techniques with this 119 page book. It is a classic guide and an essential read for the aspiring queen breeder. It begins by explaining pertinent information on the queen and her role in the colony, mating and classifications. Other topics include production of virgin queens, how to mate the queen, how to use the queen as well as techniques behind producing packaged bees. A must have for any serious beekeeper looking to expand their library.