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PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:32 pm    Post subject: starting hygienic Reply with quote

I’m considering starting out with a couple hives next year, spending this year reading everything I can find, picking beekeeper brains, and doing a little landscape updating in preparation.

I have one question I haven’t quite been able to figure out yet. (well actually quite a few – but I will start with one.) I’d like to start with Minnesota Hygienic and/or other hygienic/VSH bees. I’ve found plenty of places to get hygienic queens but no place locally, East Central Minnesota, to get a Nuc or a Package with a hygienic queen. It would seem like such a waste to remove a young queen from a “regular” package right away… Am I missing a supplier? Or am I misunderstanding something?
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