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what do i need to do when shiping a queen?

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i know i need to put her in a queen cage and put the candy, but do i need to put attendant bees in the cage with her? also what do i ship the queen cage in? i know how to ship them in a package of bees, but say i was sending her individually.

(p.s.) (i have no queens for sale.)
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Attendants help! The simplest is to tape/glue the cage to the center of the box with ventilation holes on the ends. A battery of queens could have attendants outside the individual cages to attend the queens with candy to feed the lot. Living things don't long without air.
I have been receiving queens in Mannlake shipping boxes:

Have checked out the state inspection requirements?
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