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  1. Re: RUSSELL APIARIES- FACTS, and first hand knowledge... He taught me how to raise be

    Sippy you are being used by a man who was convicted of raping a minor and stealing from his daddy's company. You need to look into who Ricky Russell really is. Go talk to Dan Smith at his resteraunt...
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    He had the director of the bureau inspect his hives in March. The quarantine was lifted and he was approved. I read the approval letter. The director even said that he didn't see any evidence of any...
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    There is no "license to sell bees" in Mississippi. The state has a certificate program stating that your apiaries have been inspected and found clean. That is what they are "certifying". Russell was...
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    Re: Russell Queens

    Yes at one operation in California. They have more than that though. I think they manage 10000 nucs. They co op with other companies so they can be where the spring is to extend their seasons....
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    Re: Russell Queens

    My son is a foreman for him. So I have a little idea of how they work but I don't work there or represent them so please take it for what its worth. The California cages that I get from them are 104...
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    Re: Russell Queens

    Here is one. He's never been late for me but he has asked if I could take them early. I get a few boxes a year for splits in March and nucs in fall. Couldn't be happier. Commercials don't order from...
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    Re: Russell Queens

    Sure thing. Let me know how it works out!
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    Re: Russell Queens

    Done! It's good to have friends with bugs sometimes. Ha! The British lady, Victoria should be getting up with you soon. She was all alone answering emails and calls while they were all with Johnny's...
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    Re: Russell Queens

    Alrighty. Be back in 10.
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    Re: Russell Queens

    The virgins will make solid drones for you other grafts. There are so many grafts emerging every day that they don't have places for them because they over graft to be safe. They just throw them...
  11. Re: OK driving, just transiting with bees through Alabama?

    That's only if you bring them into Alabama to stay. Someone over there that has some pull in the code writing also has some desire to make a nuc sellers market tighter. It hurts everyone in the...
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    Using virgin Queens

    If you were going to graft from them to mate the daughters with your local drones anyway, have you thought about just asking to switch your order to virgins? You could probably get three times as...
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    Re: Could I still buy?

    That's a nuc. If you can add a frame of honey it would be a fed nuc. It doesn't even take that much brood either. Just two frames of brood with bees, and a shake of bees with a queen and a feeder of...
  14. Re: OK driving, just transiting with bees through Alabama?

    What I mean is that the laws are either for large loads passing through that may stop for rest or fuel or food, OR for active colonies that will remain within that state for more than 12 hours. How...
  15. Re: OK driving, just transiting with bees through Alabama?

    You can drive through any state, regardless of that states laws.
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    Re: Could I still buy?

    You do mean with adhering bees right?
  17. Re: OK driving, just transiting with bees through Alabama?

    It doesn't restrict interstate transport. You don't have anything to worry about. The Tennessee law was written that broadly so it would limit the number of large shipments that were moved in, out,...
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