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Offline madscientist

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Local source of package bees near Rochester NY?
« on: January 16, 2009, 10:06:30 PM »
My dad wants to get into hobby beekeeping.  He lives in Rochester NY.  Are there any local sources of package bees?

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Re: Local source of package bees near Rochester NY?
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2009, 11:57:05 PM »
My dad wants to get into hobby beekeeping.  He lives in Rochester NY.  Are there any local sources of package bees?

Look up betterbee they're a NY company.
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Re: Local source of package bees near Rochester NY?
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2009, 07:52:46 AM »
Betterbee will be a little better than a 4 hour ride from Rochester.

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Re: Local source of package bees near Rochester NY?
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2009, 08:59:08 AM »
And, Betterbee gets their packages from the south.   I'm not aware of any local package providers in or around NY.  You probably have a better chance of finding a local nuc provider,  but it might be a challenge.
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Re: Local source of package bees near Rochester NY?
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2009, 06:01:35 PM »
I've had good luck the last two years having packages delivered through the postal service from Rossman Apiaries.  Order soon for the earliest delivery.

 

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