May 23, 2013
Once Packages, Nucs or Queens
have been received by the customer
our responsibility is over!
We have no control what is done
with bee related items once out of our hands!
We take super care of
all bees and queens!!!
If anything needs replaced
the buyer pays half of all costs
to get another one.
We are not responsible for
Packages, Nucs or Queens
once out of our hands.
them to the P.O.
or to the buyer and then
we have done our job!
You the beekeeper needs to find
training and education about honeybees
on your own! You need to learn
the steps and proceedures related to
queens and bees by yourself.
All bees and queens are
insured and you have
the proof if something seems
to be off.
Extra Packages might
be able to be picked up
come May 30, 2013
call then for what is left!
We go by appointment only!
We plan to have more
in May 2013
Pick up only!
If You Want Any
Call Now to be on that
last load for 2013
We did what we set out to
accomplish this spring
to provide many Packages
Prices for GA packages
Any GA Packages and Nucs will
be one's that are extra!
I will buy what I can when they are
Our prices for spring
2013 has been!
# 3 Packages - Italian Queens $107.75 each
# 3 Package - Russian Queens $115.75 each
# 4 Package - Italian Queens $127.75 each
# 4 Package - Russian Queens $137.75 each
The dates that Packages were here
for buyers are listed below:
March 28, 2013 - Packs Only - Past
April 11, 2013 - Packs only - Past
April 25, 2013 - Packs & nuc - Past
May 9, 2013 - Packs & nucs - Past
May 23, 2013 - Packs & nucs - Grower Cancelled
May 30, 2013 - Packs & nucs - Our New Last Date for 2013
S/H costs for when we were shipping
Packages # 3's - $40.00 each
Packages # 4's - $42.00 each
Nuc # 4 Frame - $50.00 each
# 4's have about 5,000 more young workers then #3's
so with a # 4 get an extra queen in a cage split it &
get another hive for around $63.88 to $67.88
plus the price of the extra queen bee.
Order a large order & save
All this will change for 2014 season
# 10 # 25 packages get $2.00 off
# 26 # 50 packages get $4.00 off
#51 #100 packages get $6.00 off
#101 #200 packages get $8.00 off
201 + packages get $9.00 off
Single I.Q's in cages $29.75 each
Single R.Q's in cages $33.75 each
All Queen orders have to go Express Mail
as of last week in our area of Ohio.
We will continue to ship queens
until otherwise advised!
S/H Queens Express - can cost $20.00 or more
*Several Queens can go in a box
Large orders of queens priced farther down
this might change.
We will ship queens in cages out
from Forest, OH
Due to time now this process below
is not being done.
Many persons are ordering
the entire process done for them.
They want to equipment everthing ready
so all they have to do is come and pick the
completed hive with the bees and queen in side
and all the equipment needed to work
When I am done with this
packages been business
I will try to catch up on my
The weather now is
cold and nuc prep has hit a bump
in the road.
# 2 Frame Nuc - $100.00 ea,
# 3 Frame Nuc - $150.00 ea.
# 4 Frame Nuc - $200.00 ea,
# 5 Frame Nuc - $250.00 ea.
In most cases is all drawn combs
eggs, larva, celled brood,
honey added or other sweetner
plus a mated queen
with many extra workers added.
My nucs have the queens
in with the bees.
Persons getting nucs are often moving them
only 100 to 200 miles.
Many nucs that are trucked or mailed
are at a stand still in production.
Those nucs have a caged queen
and that means no egg laying for
at least 2 weeks which can amount to
a loss of production of 2,500 eggs per day.
Is a small hive that with
care will in most cases make you
honey the first season if started
and cared for properly
before a major nectar
flow in your area
A nuc is about one month
ahead of a package.
Nucs come in 4 sizes
# 2 - Frame an observation hive!
# 3 - Frame needs time to grow!
# 4 - Frame these will grow fast!
# 5 - Frame this size will grow super fast!
We have been taking orders now
for 2013 since
We will be prividing
nucs here from
other sources too as the
crunch and demand
hits a fever pitch!
We made many hives in 2012
May 2012 20 hives
June 2012 15 hives
July 2012 18 hives
August 2012 12 hives
Hives started in 2012
will be racing to grow
super fast as spring get
consistantly warmer and
Do like many,
order your nuc(s)
in all new equipment
so when you
come for your order
in the spring
it is all ready to
load and take back
to your place of
business or home
and let your workers fly!
We have many on order
now that want this
set up for this coming spring.
Others will get their
nuc(s) in a cardboard
nuc box made for this type
Do not wait to call us
when the early numbers are
all sold and you have to wait!
End of May 2012 the numbers that
missed the many early times
find themselves way out of the
loop for June and beyond.
I have sold Nucs in early spring
every year now for # 15
Most suppliers can
not get you nucs
tell late May each year
unless you live
in the deep South!
We still have many contacts
Nationwide for bees, equipment
Plans for 2013
now are to develop
DVD's as learning tools for
beekeepers to see how this or that
is done with the many steps
related to Honeybees
Our 1st DVD was ready
in December 2012
1st DVD is called:
Edition # 1
My experience with honeybees
span 47 years.
I get in 1,000's
and 1,000's of questions
every year and
have for decades!
This set of
DVD's will help me better
help you learn faster!
My DVD ideas are
this coming spring.
My plan was one in December
and one in March and we did this!
Below a work in progress!
Some of the topics below will be
Hive parts what is the order & why?
What type of queen should I get & why?
Do I want a Top Bar or a Langstrom hive?
How do I assemble a frame and other hive parts?
Plastic one piece frame or bees wax in a wood frame?
Make a split when to do it and how?
How do I place the hives for best production?
Lighting a smoker so it will not go out?
Good smoker fuels and how to please each?
What are some methods of catching a swarm?
Examples of different swarms and where they swarm too?
Most effective way to smoke a hive to calm the bees?
Re-queening the hive can't find the old queen what now?
Found a swarm how do I get them to my bee box?
What now was called to get a swarm I have no equipment?
I am missing some bee equipment how do I do bees?
I inherited/purchased 100's of used bee items what now?
I am getting a packages of bees how do I hive them?
What is my best option a package, a nuc or a wild swarm?
Harvesting my 1st honey haul how do I get it in the bottle?
How do I keep my extractor motionless while I spin out the honey?
Honey is off the hives in the extraction area what now?
What is a good filter set up for getting particles out of the honey?
How do I get honey out of the cells if I have limited equipment?
What steps must be in place for a building when honey is there?
How do I install a queen excluder so it will really work well?
How do you mark a queen bee with a dot of color?
With an assembled frame & wired how do you embed the wire to the bees wax?
I want to us a queen excluder what do I do to make it work?
More topics coming above soon!
The rest of this page
is a work in progress!
New prices and suppliers
Read down please!
This entire Queen as in Mailing them
Has hit some bumps in the road just this
past week due to the demand to have queens
shipped only Express.
We are going to as of this coming
week May 13, 2013 start the
Express mailing process and we
will very soon see if the USA
Postal Department actually
makes right by their sales pitch that
persons shipping Express will work better then ever!
I will soon find out
if shipping Queen
like they say it will!!!
I will know
if these prices
will be this
or higher soon!
Minnesota Hygienic Queens 2012
prices below are not here yet
for any queens below
$32.75 ea. ( This is over now)
Carniolan Queens 2012
$32.75 ea. ( This is over now)
Cordovan Golden Queens 2012
$32.75 ea. ( This is over now)
Russian Queens 2012
$32.75 ( This is over now)
Italian Queen Stock 2012
Check below for sale
on queens for volume ordering!
This offer will need
to be in the spring when massive
numbers of queens come in
from OH. GA. and CA
More coming with infomation
about each queen type
If you are wanting
to run large
numbers of colonies
and want to make splits
you must today
plan way in advance
for numbers of
nucs and queens!
Parsons' Gold Apiaries
Sale still in 2012
When producing nucs from OH
much time is required
and proper weather conditions
needs to be in place.
This is the reason why the
GA nucs ever took hold
people wanted their nucs
I started selling Ohio nucs
on April 8, 1999 or 2000.
We might in 2013