CoCoon Testing Centre



Canadian Cocoon Testing Centre
Medicine Hat College(Brooks Campus)
200 Horticultural Station Road East
Room 197     
Brooks, AB T1R 1E5
Telephone: 403-362-0453
Email:  cctc@alfalfaseedab.com

Cocoon Testing Centre Operating Hours
for 2022-2023


Nov 29, 2022- April 12, 2023: Closed for Christmas. Dec 21 @ noon until Jan 3rd inclusively

Hours:
Mon- Thurs 9:00 A.M - 3:00 P.M
Friday 9:00 A.M - 12:00 P.M

X-Ray Analysis: live count, parasites, machine damage, Chalkbrood, etc.
95.24 + 4.76 (GST) = $100.00

Sex Ratio: includes an x-ray analysis & female count, Allow 6-8 week (Samples must be sent in by March 10/22
$166.66+ $8.34 (GST) = $175.00

Sample Bags are still available to all producers (free of charge)
please just email cctc@alfalfaseedab.com and we can send them out or arrange a pickup time.

The procedure will be as follows:

- Fill the Cocoon Testing lab sample bags to “Fill Line” (about 2 cups) with a well-mixed batch of bees.

- All samples must be marked with the type of test wanting to be done.

- Samples will not be processed until payment is received.

- All samples requiring sex ratio tests must be received before March 2/23.

- Results will be sent by Email, unless otherwise requested or email is unavailable

- Please include payment (Cheque only) with samples along with phone #, Email address and your reference numbers on the bag.
All cheques made out to : CCTC or Canadian Cocoon Testing Center

WE WILL HAVE THE DROP BOX AT THE FRONT DOORS FOR CONVIENCE AFTER HOURS .

ALL SAMPLES MUST BE BOOKED IN AHEAD OF TIME.

MAILED IN SAMPLES WILL BE RECEIVED AS USUAL TO THE COLLEGE.

Kelly Rasmussen
Manager/Lab

Jane Kopec
Tech Lab Tech