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Offline newguy

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package bees??
« on: January 05, 2006, 12:13:27 AM »
hi
im trying to find some package bees for this spring.  can you please tell me the places you get your packages from?  i need a place that will ship, i would like to get a list suppliers together so that im not stuck with just 1  or 2 in case i am not happy with the product, or if i need something quick.
thanks kevin

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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2006, 07:46:03 AM »
I'd try to find someone close.  Better yet find a club or an outlet that is close where you can pick them up.  The USPS sometimes does a great job and sometimes does a terrible job.  It's pretty sad to get a lot of drowned bees because the Post Office laid the package on it's side and the syrup ran out and drowned all the bees.
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2006, 12:00:52 AM »
try to get with a local club
and get some local bees
it may serv you better in the long run

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