Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [beekeeping] Another queen question...

Expand Messages
  • LaRae Pranter
    Jon, Oh cool...that s good to know since I m only about 2 hours from the Ark line....how far is West Ridge into Ark? I see Jester has a website...will
    Message 1 of 40 , May 1, 2005
    • 0 Attachment
      Jon,

      Oh cool...that's good to know since I'm only about 2 hours from the Ark
      line....how far is West Ridge into Ark? I see Jester has a
      website...will check it out!


      LaRae
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Jon McFadden" <n6vc@...>
      To: <beekeeping@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, May 01, 2005 4:47 PM
      Subject: Re: [beekeeping] Another queen question...


      > LaRae,
      > Jester Bee Company is within easy driving. They are
      > located in West Ridge, AR. I purchased my first
      > Russians from him three years ago. I'll be back at his
      > place next Saturday picking up 2 Nucs and 2 Queens, as
      > I mentioned previously.
      > He had around 3000 swarms the last time I was there.
      > He is somewhat unique in that he requires the
      > purchasing beekeeper to help with building the nuc
      > which is fun.
      > Since your local supplier mentioned getting the bees
      > late, I thought they might be coming from Jesters,
      > too.
      > Jon
    • LaRae Pranter
      Ah ok thanks! LaRae ... From: Jon McFadden To: Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 7:57 PM Subject: Re: [beekeeping]
      Message 40 of 40 , May 5, 2005
      • 0 Attachment
        Ah ok thanks!


        LaRae
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "Jon McFadden" <n6vc@...>
        To: <beekeeping@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 7:57 PM
        Subject: Re: [beekeeping] Re: Another queen question...


        > LaRae,
        > Unless the breeder says otherwise, you will get tested
        > queens.
        > Jon
        >
        > --- LaRae Pranter <prantersacres@...> wrote:
        >
        >> Hi Jon,
        >>
        >> Hmmmmm you can buy those? Do they come with any
        >> guarantee? How does the
        >> seller prove the queen is all that?
        >>
        >>
        >> LaRae
        >>
        >> ----- Original Message -----
        >> From: "Jon McFadden" <n6vc@...>
        >> To: <beekeeping@yahoogroups.com>
        >> Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 7:43 PM
        >> Subject: Re: [beekeeping] Re: Another queen
        >> question...
        >>
        >>
        >> > Hello LaRae,
        >> > A tested queen is one that has demostrated a good
        >> > brood pattern and egg laying capacity before being
        >> > placed in a queen cage and shipped.
        >> > Jon
        >> >
        >> > --- LaRae Pranter <prantersacres@...>
        >> wrote:
        >> >> Tested Queens?
        >> >>
        >> >> LaRae
        >> >>
        >> >> ----- Original Message -----
        >> >> From: "Jon McFadden" <n6vc@...>
        >> >> To: <beekeeping@yahoogroups.com>
        >> >> Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 7:29 PM
        >> >> Subject: Re: [beekeeping] Re: Another queen
        >> >> question...
        >> >>
        >> >>
        >> >> > Phil,
        >> >> > They used to sell "Ripe" queen cells as well as
        >> >> virgin
        >> >> > queens.
        >> >> > Personally, I would get tested queens.
        >> >> > Jon
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >> > --- Phil Wood <phillipkwood@...> wrote:
        >> >> >> This note puzzles me- I thought that after a
        >> few
        >> >> >> days
        >> >> >> the queen's abdomen becomes too hard to
        >> >> impregnate
        >> >> >> and
        >> >> >> she becomes a drone layer- as sometimes
        >> happens
        >> >> when
        >> >> >> the colony gets surprised by a revisited
        >> winter
        >> >> >> after
        >> >> >> they've tried to rear a queen- Do you get the
        >> >> queens
        >> >> >> really soon after they've hatched?
        >> >> >> Learn something new every day-
        >> >> >> Phil
        >> >> >> --- jens_khan <jens_khan@...> wrote:
        >> >> >> > You can buy virgin queens - they are
        >> cheaper,
        >> >> but
        >> >> >> > unless you live in
        >> >> >> > an area where there are no other beekeepers
        >> and
        >> >> no
        >> >> >> > feral hives, you
        >> >> >> > don't know characteristics of the family
        >> that
        >> >> has
        >> >> >> > bread the drones.
        >> >> >>
        >> >> >>
        >> >> >> Phil Wood
        >> >> >> (work)Professor
        >> >> >> Department of Psychological Sciences
        >> >> >> Univ. of Missouri-Columbia
        >> >> >> Columbia, MO
        >> >> >> (573)864-0250
        >> >> >> Statistical Disclaimer:
        >> >> >> Codex Justinianus, Book IX, Chapter 18, 2-3
        >> >> (circa
        >> >> >> 650 AD)
        >> >> >> Imperatores Diocletianus, Maximianus
        >> >> >> Artem geometriae discere atque exerceri
        >> publice
        >> >> >> intersit. Ars autem mathematica damnabilis
        >> >> >> interdicta est.
        >> >> >> Imperator Constantinus
        >> >> >> Nullus haruspex, nullus sacerdos, nullus
        >> eorum,
        >> >> qui
        >> >> >> huic ritui adsolent ministrare, limen alterius
        >> >> >> accedat nec ob alteram causam, sed huiusmodi
        >> >> hominum
        >> >> >> amicitia quamvis vetus repellatur: concremando
        >> >> illo
        >> >> >> haruspice,
        >> >> >> qui ad domum alienam accesserit, et illo in
        >> >> insulam
        >> >> >> detrudendo post ademptionem bonorum, qui eum
        >> >> >> evocaverit suasionibus vel praemiis.
        >> >> >> Codex Justinianus, Book IX, Chapter 18, 2-3
        >> >> >>
        >> >> >>
        >> >>
        >> __________________________________________________
        >> >> >> Do You Yahoo!?
        >> >> >> Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam
        >> >> >> protection around
        >> >> >> http://mail.yahoo.com
        >> >> >>
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> __________________________________________________
        >> >> > Do You Yahoo!?
        >> >> > Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam
        >> >> protection around
        >> >> > http://mail.yahoo.com
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >> > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >> >
        >> >>
        >> >
        >> > __________________________________________________
        >> > Do You Yahoo!?
        >> > Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam
        >> protection around
        >> > http://mail.yahoo.com
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >> > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >>
        >>
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > __________________________________
        > Yahoo! Mail Mobile
        > Take Yahoo! Mail with you! Check email on your mobile phone.
        > http://mobile.yahoo.com/learn/mail
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
      Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.