Carniolan Queens, from Olivarez

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Carniolan Queens, from Olivarez
Workers gently clustering on a newly introduced Olivarez carniolin queen cage.
Carniolan Queens, from Olivarez

Carniolan Queens, from Olivarez

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Delivery Received April 10th

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Minimum Qty Discount
Buy 5 + Each $59
Buy 20 + Each $56

These queens are sourced from Olivarez in California. Carniolan queens are a solid choice for the Canadian climate.

Olivarez provides the following additional details regarding their breeding program:
 
"Carniolans are known for their winter hardiness, rapid spring buildup, and exceptional honey production. They show excellent resistance to tracheal mites and are great comb builders. OHB has several sources for instrumentally inseminated breeder queens. The queens we produce from these breeders are open-mated with all of our stock for genetic diversity and hybrid vigor.
 
Carniolan traits:
  • A good choice for colder climates
  • More likely to forage on cool, wet days than other bees
  • Quick to brood up when nectar is available
  • Excellent honey producers"
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Marked? No.

Pick-up: Upon arrival, customer will have 1-2 days to pick-up.

Shipping: Typically ships on a Monday or Tuesday via queen shipping box. There is no insurance for live bees and customer assumes all risks. Queens ship separately from other items. Please make a separate order for each date.

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Reservations Include $5 Non-Refundable Deposit per Queen *

* This means that if you have to cancel your order, you will be refunded fully minus $5 per queen. This amount is considered your commitment fee.

SKU: PB04OC