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Author Topic: Selling package and queen supplies  (Read 752 times)
Joelel
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« on: February 20, 2010, 10:19:38 PM »

Hi,Where can a person buy supplies for selling package bees and queens or do most build their own,things like boxes for package bees and syrup and shipping ?

Do you need license to sell bees ? Where do you get one if you do ?

Do you need license to sell honey ?

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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2010, 10:35:56 PM »

there are many places to buy equipment
http://www.nabeehive.com/3packagebox.aspx
http://www.koehnen.com/products.html
different requirements for different states-dont know about license-but health certs are the norm
 talk to AG about the certs  Smiley RDY-B
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2010, 10:31:59 AM »

Do you need license to sell bees ? Where do you get one if you do ?
  I believe the State of Texas does require a licence to sell bees commercially.  I would assume the Texas Department of Agriculture would be where you need to go.

Do you need license to sell honey?
  I think only Florida requires this at this point.
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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2010, 10:39:07 AM »

I believe the State of Texas does require a licence to sell bees commercially.  I would assume the Texas Department of Agriculture would be where you need to go.

There is usually a limit that you can sell before you need to get a license. I think in NC it's around 10 hives per year (or something like that). Ask AG before you apply for one though.
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« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2010, 01:00:44 PM »

In NC, you need to be registered with the State to sell more than 10 packages or nucs.
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