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    Re: R. Russell queens

    Mr. Nay cancelled his order on 6/5. The funds were reversed then. His queens were caged and in the Georgia hub being bundled when they crew went to print his label and realized that the funds had...
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    Re: Lip balm shrink wrap

    I use the ol hair dryer. I just set it on low speed and high heat. It takes about 10-20 seconds to heat up, then it shrinks quickly and perfectly, but a heat gun sounds much faster. I've had my hair...
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    Re: Russel Apiaries need some customer service

    Barry, busy people being on the internet at night instead of when they are busy during the day? No, does't seem odd at all. You never get on here at night?

    Phil, uh huh, couldn't help it either...
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    Re: Russel Apiaries need some customer service

    broke-t, I asked Russell and this is what he responded with. "Although we would normally welcome any beekeepers to visit, having an obvious ill-wisher take time away from our work and create tension...
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    Re: Russel Apiaries need some customer service

    The nucs were not mating nucs. They were five frame nucs. The yard didn't prevent anything from shipping, the lack of an office did. We process orders and generate labels for packages from that...
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    Re: Russel Apiaries need some customer service

    Seriously?! Are you insinuating something by that or just stirring the pot?

    I'm up by 3 or 4 every morning except for when I work the late shift twice a week. I have boys to drag out of bed and...
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    Re: Russel Apiaries need some customer service

    Yeah right. I wish it were that simple. There are something like 21,000 customers and there is no email contacts list. We asked Doc about that option already and he reminded us of the craziness of...
  8. Re: Adaptive mite sanitation behavior or just a bad mite problem?

    I sent a message to Russell about your situation and this is what he responded with:

    "Jackie,

    If its the same west point that I know of, then we have a yard pretty close to him above Porter at...
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    Re: Has anyone ordered from beebaby's?

    :applause:
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    ND, there are mating and selection pool yards in 14 states. The acclimation program is expanding this season also. Robert Hughes was telling me that by the end of this season Russell should have...
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    Bgee and gypsi, right on girls!:cool:

    Amethysta, send me a pm with your name and question if you haven't heard anything back from the email yet.

    Everyone, there is a page on our site called...
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    He doesn't produce queens in Mississippi. His home is here so there is an office here and a research yard here. Mississippi is where his dad's operation was. Robert has always had bees all over....
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    Re: Russell SKC bees

    Hey Joseph, I told Robert Hughes what you said and he texted me back with simply "Right on Joe!". :p

    I told him about the tiny jewels and designs that they sell to put on long finger nails (aint...
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    Re: Any one tried to graft Eggs?

    Thats what I assumed too Michael.
  15. Re: Fatbeeman demonstrates Natural Mite Control with fogger

    :lpf: I love Don! He KILLS me with that straw hat and undershirt! Sweet guy though!
  16. Re: Why so much price difference between Glenn apiaries and Latshaws breeders?

    Wow. Thats a really bad attitude. You miss quoted me several times. I am not going to play spitballs with you. I just answered the question.

    The prices are not some number that they pull out of...
  17. Re: Why so much price difference between Glenn apiaries and Latshaws breeders?

    They are very nice folks. I never said otherwise, nor did I say that there was anything wring with that type of operation. I just explained the difference between the types of operations so the...
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    Re: Any one tried to graft Eggs?

    It doesn't work. The eggs are glued to the cell floor and if you break that glue the bees will not care for the larvae and it will usually just fall right out of the new cup. Nicot is about the...
  19. Re: Hudson Valley NY - How are your bees doing?

    All doubles are split and they are brooding up into the deeps of drawn comb that I put back each half. :applause:

    I will be pulling nucs from all of them by April 1 and then the supers go on....
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    Re: Russell SKC bees

    Joe Clemmens sent us a few of the daughters that he had raised from his Sunkist for us to test and add to the AZ acclimation program. Those queens had yellow marks with a red dot on top and Robert...
  21. Re: Why so much price difference between Glenn apiaries and Latshaws breeders?

    The difference is in the type of operation. I get asked this same question quite often. Most people just do not realise the difference. Tom is a producer (rears queens and drones from breeders...
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    There is nothing different here.



    Thats what I have been saying. You buy a product based on whats important to you. By all means, buy what you want. But making 12 or 13 negative posts in one...
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    We have three sets of customers. All of which get to pick their PREFERRED ship date and we try to stick to that as closely as we can. When a schedule gets filled, we close off those dates of...
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    THANK YOU Fishman43 and TimnEsther!
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    Have issues with southern women too huh. Trust me, that doesnt bother me at all. Just remember that you have a lot of members that are women and a lot that are southern that are reading this too.
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