Queen discs - that glow in the dark!

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Thornes sell a kit with metal discs that allow you to pick the Queen up with a magnetic pen.
I think it was also suggested that by installing a magnetic strip at the hive entrance it would catch the Queen should she attempt to leave, thus preventing swarms.

(I may have dreamt that last bit).
I know these disks are available from a German supplier. Does anyone know of a supplier other than T****s? I cannot recall the name of the German company and T*****s are very expensive.
 

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Who are T*****s 😉
 

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Ok, maybe they don't actually glow in the dark,
Good according to some tall tales from the North Wales constablebubblery on the isle of the mad , the last thing you'd want is a glow in the dark queen as they have nocturnal queen thieves up there :icon_204-2::icon_204-2::icon_204-2:
 

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I know these disks are available from a German supplier. Does anyone know of a supplier other than T****s? I cannot recall the name of the German company and T*****s are very expensive.
Another German company I have bought kit from (pre-brexit):

 
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