2019 Carniolan Queen Bee

£32.00

TAKING PRE-ORDERS FOR SPRING 2019. EXPECTED IN STOCK MID APRIL.

ORDER BEFORE 9:00 am FOR GUARANTEED SAME DAY DISPATCH, WHEN IN STOCK. ORDERS PLACED AFTER 9:00 am MAY BE DISPATCHED THE FOLLOWING WORKING DAY. WE DO NOT DISPATCH QUEENS ON SATURDAY OR BANK HOLIDAYS.

FOR SATURDAY DELIVERY, ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BEFORE 9:00 am FRIDAY.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, AT CERTAIN TIMES OF THE SEASON THERE MAY BE A SLIGHT DELAY ON SHIPPING WHILST TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK. WHEN OUT OF STOCK YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED WITH AN ESTIMATED TIME OF SHIPPING. 

WE RECOMMEND ROYAL MAIL SPECIAL DELIVERY BY 1:00 pm AS ROYAL MAIL FIRST CLASS SIGNED FOR CAN TAKE 1-3 DAYS TO ARRIVE.

ALL QUEENS MUST BE SIGNED FOR. UNSIGNED FOR QUEENS WILL BE TAKEN BACK TO THE SORTING OFFICE FOR YOU TO COLLECT. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU RE AVAILABLE TO SIGN FOR YOUR QUEENS(S) BEFORE PLACING AN ORDER.

COLLECTION AVAILABLE.

DELIVERY OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN THE SHOPPING CART.

PLEASE PLACE QUEEN ORDERS SEPARATELY FROM ALL OTHER PRODUCTS. THANK YOU.

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Description

All our Carniolan queen bees are bred from selected breeding stock.

Carniolan queens are available from late April – mid September.

All queens are imported with health certificates from a trusted reliable European Breeder.

  • Considered to be gentle and non-aggressive
  • Can be kept in populated areas
  • Sense of orientation considered better than the Italian honey bee
  • Less drifting of bees from one hive to a neighboring hive
  • When compared to the Italian honey bee, they are not as prone to rob honey
  • Able to overwinter in smaller numbers of winter bees
  • Honey stores are conserved
  • Able to quickly adapt to changes in the environment
  • Better for areas with long winters
  • Fast rhythm of brood production and then brood rearing reduction when available forage decreases
  • Low use of propolis
  • Resistant to brood diseases
  • For areas with strong spring nectar flow and early pollination
  • Bees forage earlier in the morning and later in the evening, and on cool, wet days
  • Workers live up to 12% longer than other breeds

Additional information

Weight .101 kg
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