This was a very positive transaction . Excellent commo , I had to get on a waiting list. They called and asked if i was still interested . . She said they will ship on Monday , would you like a follow up call ? The shipping was 75$ , brutal . The bees were flown out of Toronto to JFK then in the mail . The package was sitting on my kitchen table Wednesday. Queens are pretty good sized . Yes the shipping was a bear , but it sure is 1st class ,20$ went to customs . I sure cant say how they will work out but they did take extra effort to insure the queens were well prepared. Here"s the vid. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TUBvjIjzqE&feature=plcp