Re: Nuc vendor terminology: "laying queen" = cage inserted?!
So, what about all of the other bees in the nuc box? They don't cage them too, do they? What are the chances that a queen will get crushed in transport? How many bees get crushed in transport?
Originally Posted by fish_stix
Are you saying that a bkpr will make up nucs, add a queen or cell, get it established, then go in the nuc, find the queen and put her in a cage? Seems like alot of extra work to me. I'd want Top Price for all of that extra work.
Maybe that is what I should have done for the person who, a month later, said I cheated him. If I'd only known.
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