Re: Queens are relatively cheaper now than before Varroa????
The people that get quantity discounts from queen suppliers are pretty much the same ones selling wholesale to packers. Currently the ratio is pretty close. $2.15 a lb, and somewhere in the low 20's on queens. I haven't seen it vary dramatically from that ratio. Remember when the ABBA used to meet each winter and come out of their meetings with unified pricing? We used to rib them and refer to it as the queen cartel,
Originally Posted by Michael Bush
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