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baggieboing 

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Further to the advice given on my previous thread about replacing a failing Queen I am in the market for a newly mated Queen.

Without wishing to start a "mines better than yours" debate, can anyone suggest a supplier for a Beek in his first year etc.

Many thanks.

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I got a queen from Thornes last year, late August time. Classed in their catalogue as British Hybrid, she wasn't the cheapest of queens, but I will get best part of 100lbs of honey from her hive. I've already had over 60 from it :svengo: :svengo:

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As PH said try Bickerstaffes, you also have the option of going for a A.m.m. from him too.
Not bad pricing either, £17.95 delivered to your door
 

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It sounds like Mike will have Norton queens next week.
Possibly the best Queens in the world ?
 

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If they arrive Mike, can I purchase one from you please?
Many thanks.
 

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Interesting you can work the emoticons Mike but have trouble with PM's!

The tenor of the international conversation led one to think the wee wordie IF was full of connotations. ;)

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HI baggieboing
STILL WAITING no reply from my Email. 100 ordered this will be three deliveries so far if they all turn up!!!

I WILL HAVE 200 Slovenian queens I have to pick up at Heathrow airport of Friday.
Ordered as a precaution last week. IF the Nortons Cyprus Super queens don’t arrive! Or half of um turns up as the last lot did.
How the hell can you rely on a service like this?

All the best mike
 

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Progress of the parcel you've enquired about is displayed below.



Status: Delivered
Signed for by: MRS ROBERTS

Parcel tracks

Date Time Location Tracking Event

24-07-2009 09:47 Gloucester Depot Parcel delivered
24-07-2009 01:45 Gloucester Depot Out for delivery
24-07-2009 00:36 Gloucester Depot Arrived at delivery depot
23-07-2009 18:48 National Hub Sorted in hub
23-07-2009 18:14 International Hub En route to delivery depot
23-07-2009 18:12 International Hub Arrived in destination country
22-07-2009 13:15 Delivery Agent - LARNACA - PTT Left origin country
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How many queens did you ship Norton ?
 

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Not that I doubt you will get one, but if you haven't, it would be worth giving Peter Kemble a ring (Kemble Bee Supplies, near Hastings).
 

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