3 Pound Italian Bee Packages Pick up 4/27/24 Please read and agree to the following before ordering

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Please note and agree to the following before ordering packages. Our packages and nucs are PICKUP only in Central Illinois (address below)
 
Your order indicates your acceptance of our policy. 
 
1. We recommend that only those within a 2 hour radius purchase our bees. 
2. Please take a class so you are correctly prepared and knowledgeable about bees and beekeeping before picking up our livestock. 
3. We have one pick up date for packages scheduled.  Bees in packages are highly perishable so they must be picked up on the date above, we are sorry, no exceptions. (Can't make it? Send your buddy, a friend from your bee club, or you're welcome to resale it.)
5. We will send further information via email on how to best care for them and transport the packages.  Please read as user error will not be covered. 
6.  We may have extra packages for sale that day, it is a cash only sale.  No equipment available for purchase that day, please plan to order and have shipped any items you may need for your apiary. 
7.  Cancellation policy: You can cancel up to April 1, 2024 with a refund - 10% restocking fee.  No cancellations after 4/1/24. 
 
 
 
3 Pound package Italian bees with unmarked mated queen for sale. State inspected. Illinois tax is charged for tangible products. 
 
The date for 2024 year's pick up is Sat., April 27
 
The time for 2024 year's pick up is from 9 am - Noon Central Time
 
Note: This date can change.  We put the pick up date on the top of our homepage.  Do not come to pick up packages until you have checked the front page and see the "all clear" signal.  If the date changes, we will alert you on the front homepage of our website. 
 
The address for pick up is. 14556 N 1020 East Rd
                                       Fairmount IL 61841
 
It is curbside pick up.  You will enter the line in your car, wait your turn, and we put the bees into your car for you.  We brush off all the stragglers (but please know that sometimes there's a hitchhiker or two we can't see) and do all the work for you! Please bring protective gear if you are uncomfortable around bees, and it's better to leave your pets and kiddies at home.
 
These bees need AIR and to be KEPT COOL.  Do not put into crates, tupperware or wrap in blankets or sheets.  Keep the bees at the same temperatures as you.  Get them home quickly and install.
 
We expect you to be knowledgeable about bees and to have taken a class on equipment, hive placement, inspection techniques, pests & diseases and current treatments. You will need to find out any laws or regulations, including insurance in your town and county.