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Offline slacker361

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how to ship queens?
« on: May 16, 2012, 10:53:55 AM »
How to all of you queen producers ship your queens. I think USPS is the only one that ships. But do you place them in the queen holder then put the queen holder in a box? or in a shipping bag? do you clearly mark that there is a live queen inside the package?

and then how do you make the candy to put in the queen cage. I have those plastic queen cages.
http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/Queen-Cages-10/productinfo/508/

thanks in advance guys

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Re: how to ship queens?
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2012, 09:00:33 PM »
If just a few, they put the queen cages into a cardboard priority mail envelope with lots of holes punched in it for air.      Larger numbers get shipped in a battery box and then into an envelope.

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Re: how to ship queens?
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2012, 09:22:02 PM »
thanks allen do you usually ship over night?

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Re: how to ship queens?
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2012, 09:35:04 PM »
I have only bought.   Never sold any of my queens.   Too much paperwork to become a bee producer for me. 

 

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