Any Free Shipping Offers Apply To U.S. Addresses Only
WE ARE LOCATED IN WAYCROSS, GEROGIA 31501. MOST OF THE COUNTRY IS A TWO DAY SHIP FROM US BUT THOSE TO THE EXTREME WEST CAN EXPECT THREE DAYS. FOR THIS REASON WE USE THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES TO CAGE AND SHIP WEEKLY. PLEASE READ. WEATHER COULD CHANGE YOUR SHIPPING SCHEDULE if temperatures are not safe for live arrival. In that instance, you will be notified)
QUEENS DO NOT START SHIPPING UNTIL ABOUT THE SECOND WEEK OF MARCH. All shipments are on a first order/ first pull and ship basis. EACH WEEK OUR STAFF BEGINS THEIR WORK IN OUR QUEEN YARDS CAGING AND PREPARING SHIPMENTS OF OVER 8000 QUEENS THAT WILL GO ALL OVER THE U.S. WE CAGE ON MONDAYS AND SHIP OUT EVERY MONDAY AND TUESDAY. IF YOU RETURNED YOUR CONTACT INFO REQUEST, YOUR TRACKING NUMBER WILL BE SENT TO YOU VIA EMAIL. IF YOU BOUGHT AND PAID THROUGH A THIRD PARTY SITE( SUCH AS eBay OR BONANZA ETC), AS YOUR LABEL IS PRINTED, YOUR TRACKING NUMBER SHOULD UPDATE INSIDE THE TRANSACTION AND WILL BE VALID ONCE THAT PACKAGE SCANS MONDAY OR TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
Please note that due to WEATHER CONDITIONS in SPRING in some parts of the country, ALL queen(s) will be shipped to your local POST OFFICE ( MARKED HOLD AT FACILITY) via USPS PRIORITY MAIL and NOT YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. To ensure HEALTHY and LIVE BEES you MUST PICK YOUR BEES UP AT THE POST OFFICE (so they do not sit in a hot/cold mail box all day) NO EXCEPTIONS.
IT IS ALWAYS BEST TO MAKE SURE YOUR name ,telephone number and email is within the notes SECTION of your PayPal transaction in case of an issue with your order. Our label prints according to the information YOU HAVE IN YOUR PayPal profile. Please make sure that information is current and a phone number is there. You will be notified when the label prints and have the tracking number so you will know when to expect her. (THEM)
ORDERING CUT OFF FOR QUEEN SHIPMENTS IS 11 PM SUNDAY FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAYS SHIPMENTS. PLEASE EXPECT YOUR QUEEN TO SHIP ON TUESDAY AS MONDAYS ARE USUALLY RESERVED FOR THREE DAY DESTINATIONS OR IN CASE WE GET AHEAD. ALL ORDERS MUST BE PREPAID INCLUDING ORDERS FOR MARKING. NO ORDERS CAN BE CHANGED, REFUNDED, CANCELED AFTER 12 PM FRIDAY
IT IS VERY COMMON TO HAVE DEAD ATTENDANTS AND A LIVE QUEEN. THE ATTENDANTS SOMETIMES EXHAUST THEMSELVES IN THE JOURNEY TO TAKE CARE OF THE QUEEN. SOMETIMES THEY STING DURING CAGING AND DIE THAT WAY, EITHER WAY, WE GUARANTEE LIVE ARRIVAL OF OUR QUEENS, NOT THE ATTENDANTS.
YES, AS LONG AS WE SCHEDULE YOUR PICK UP ON TUESDAY MORNING AND MAKE ARRANGEMENTS ON FRIDAY BEFORE LABELS ARE PRINTED IT IS ABSOLUTELY OK TO PICK YOUR LIVE QUEENS HERE.
LIVE GUARANTEE CONDITIONS MUST BE MET ACCORDINGLY. IF YOU HAVE A DOA, WE WILL REPLACE OR REFUND AS LONG AS YOU FOLLOW THE BELOW INSTRUCTIONS. ALL LIVE QUEENS HAVE A RED LABEL THAT STATE LIVE QUEEN BEES HOLD AT FACILITY. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR NOTIFYING YOUR POSTAL FACILITY THEY ARE INCOMING AND PICKING THEM UP THE MORNING THEY ARRIVE. IF YOU HAVE DOAs (queens/ not attendants) IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO NOTIFY YOUR POSTMASTER AND TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS. WE WILL GUARANTEE LIVE DELIVERY AND EITHER REPLACE OR REFUND BUT WE STILL NEED THE PHOTOS AND CONFIRMATION IN ORDER TO FILE THE CLAIM ON OUR END. CUSTOMERS RECEIVE FREE LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE INSURANCE ON ALL ORDERS TO REPLACE A LIVE QUEEN ONE TIME.
If you need a MARKED queen, you will need to select marking under the OPTIONS section as you buy your queens in the ONLINE STORE. We charge $5 for marking.
If you need a CLIPPED queen, you will need to select marking under the OPTIONS section as you buy your queens in the ONLINE STORE. We charge $5 for clipping the queen's wings.
All queen bees are sold as MATED QUEENS. (fertilized and ready to lay or laying) All queen bees are sold as WHAT WE BELIEVE THE DOMINATE STRAIN of the bee is (Italian, Carniolan, Russian, German, Hybrid, etc /whatever we advertise) however, you have to account for wild bees or other strains that may be nearby that queens may be exposed to in flight. We make no claims that our bees are 100% strain of anything. However, with that said, my family has been raising these bees for three generations. Coloration may vary from dark to light depending on which yards produced them.
Your queen(s) will come in a queen cage, escorted by a few worker bees. This cage is designed to both keep her calm and cool in transit and to help slowly introduce her to your colony of bees.
Please NOTE we ship OVER 8000 queens weekly from eBay and our website so it is IMPOSSIBLE for us to answer all general beekeeping questions. We are happy to try to respond to questions via our website and of course fill your orders in a timely manner. We are also work with customers who may have inclement weather/temperatures AND that need a HOLD placed ON THEIR ORDERS.
All sales are final. We do not offer refunds or returns UNLESS we failed to deliver or otherwise did not meet the condition of the above terms.
We do not make any claims nor guarantee what our queens will do in your bee yard. We have ZERO control over what happens when a beekeeper puts queens in a hive. (was it the honey flow, was it that he already had a drone layer, did the hive not accept the queen and killer, was it really OUR fault and she was seriously a faulty layer) ?
That being said, we have been in the honey industry FIVE GENERATIONS. Most of that time we have produced our own queens, pollinated and produced honey commercially. This is our sixth year selling queens to the public. We have customers across the nation.
Please BE SURE OF YOUR PURCHASE before finalizing this sale. Once we pull this order we can not/will not reverse the sale.
Thank you for your business. US SALES ONLY including PR
Discounts are offered to multiples.
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IGNORE THE GLUE GUN. WE ARE PREPARING QUEENS TO SHIP BUT I WANT TO SHOW YOU HOW WE WATER QUEEN CAGES. UPON RECEIVING YOUR QUEEN IN THE MAIL, YOU SHOULD GIVER HER AND HER ATTENDANTS WATER AS THEY HAVE BEEN IN TRANSIT FOR 1-3 DAYS.
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