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2022 Saskatraz Queen Bee - Buy 3 or more get Free Shipping

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$41.00

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Saskatraz Queen Honey Bees

Please note: When starting a new bee hive, you need to purchase a package of bees with a queen, not just a queen. Without the 2 or 3 pounds of bees to take care of her, the queen will not be able to survive and will die. These mated queens are for queening an existing hive or splits in the spring time.

Please place a separate order for equipment; queen bees need to be shipped on their own, so any equipment and/or supplies will be billed for shipping separately, unless the equipment part of the purchase is over $100 and qualifies for free shipping. Orders for 1 - 2 queens will be billed a flat rate of $10, and we will bill any extra equipment for the shipping amount as calculated on our website.

Queens will be shipped from April through the end of August. Queens will arrive in California mini queen cages, or 3 hole queen cages. Regardless of whichever type of queen cage your queen arrives in, there will be a candy plug already in one end filled with queen candy. We recommend leaving this plug in when placing your new queen into the hive. Lappe's Bee Supply is not responsible for anything that happens because the bee keeper makes the choice to remove the candy plug or the queen candy from the queen cage. It is always better to allow her to stay in the queen cage with the candy plug intact, to give the worker bees time to get familiar with her pheromone and get her out of the cage themselves.

All of the queen honeybees that we sell are young, naturally mated superb queens. We DO NOT clip the queens wings. Place your order online to buy your queen honey bees, and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us - we are always happy to speak with you! Lappe's Bee Supply is a 2022 online supplier company with listings for several different strains of queen honey bees for sale.

Queens cannot survive for long outside of honeybee hives! Your queen needs to be inside of the beehive where the worker bees can feed her and give her water and food. Please plan on putting your queen into your hive shortly after picking her up from the post office. Please do not leave queen bees sitting on the counter overnight!

Saskatraz Queen Bees Shipping Information

All orders of 3 or more queens qualify for free shipping! Free shipped queen orders of 3 - 19 queen bees will be sent out through the USPS, and while shipping times vary, most arrive within 1 - 3 days. The queen shipment will be marked to be held at your post office, and they will give you a call at the number that you specify to alert you to come and pick up your queen honeybees. Please remember, just because you haven't heard from them doesn't mean you shouldn't call them to verify if they are ready to be picked up.

Please note: You need to pick up your queen bees on the day that the post office calls you, to ensure that your queens will all be alive. Lappe's Bee Supply & Honey Farm LLC is not responsible for any queens that do not survive because they are not picked up in time, or for any queens that are delivered to mailboxes at the customer's request to the post office.

Right after your queens ship out, usually mid - late afternoon, we will send a shipping confirmation to your email address that will contain your tracking number. Sometimes this email can end up in your spam folder, so please be sure to check there as well. It is every customer's responsibility to check on the shipping progress of their queens, so they can be ready when the bees arrive at the post office. If you haven't heard from the post office, and you think that the queens may be there, it is also your responsibility to call the post office to find out, or go in and see. Lappe's Bee Supply will not replace dead queens that have sat at the post office for several days or over the weekend. It is at our discretion to replace queens, based on what events took place. Important - Please Note: if you have multiple email addresses, please be sure to verify which email address you used during checkout. Our system will send the shipment information to the email you listed when placing your order.

Orders of 20 - 28 queens will be shipped out by UPS Next Day Air for free shipping method. Orders of 29 or more queens will ship by UPS Next Day Air Early for the free shipping method. We can ship out orders of 20 or more queens by the free shipping method of the USPS, if you would prefer them arrive at your post office instead of ride around in the UPS delivery truck and sit outside of your house. Please let us know during the check out process by leaving us a comment about shipping by USPS instead of UPS.

During any time that UPS suspends their service guarantee, Lappe's Bee Supply is unable to replace queens if they die due to a delayed shipment.

We are able to ship queen honey bees through USPS, UPS Next Day Air Early or UPS Next Day Air to only the lower 48 United States and Alaska; we can not ship queens to Hawaii, and we do not do International shipments. All shipped queens are sent out at customer's risk. Due to regulations with most shipping companies, we are unable to insure queen honey bees.

Queen Honey Bees Terms & Conditions

Queen Marking

We can mark queens for an additional fee of $4 each. Please let us know which color you would like to have her marked. The International Color for 2022 is yellow, but if you are only marking her to make it easier to spot her, you can choose whichever color you think would make her easy to find.

Saskatraz Honey Bees Information

Saskatraz queen bees come from Olivarez Honey Bees in Northern California, who has been producing some of the highest quality honey bee queens for over 50 years. Saskatraz queen bees originate from Saskatchewan Canada and have been selected for high honey production, good overwintering ability, temperament (these bees have been very gentle to work with), tracheal mite resistance, and varroa mite resistance. The Saskatraz breeding program uses recurrent natural selection to select for varroa tolerance in productive colonies with good economic traits, and queens are crossed with VSH bees to increase varroa resistance. Other traits include: fast spring buildup, which results in increased honey production during the summer honey flows. Drones from these queens carry the genetics of their mother, so use of this stock will incorporate the Saskatraz genes into your existing hives by the natural requeening process.

Saskatraz Hybrid queens have been crossed and open mated with different genetic families, including Italian Hybrid and Carniolan. Since they have such a diverse genetic background, the coloring can be different on the queens, from a lighter yellow color with a black tipped tail, to a tiger striped color, and even a darker black color. We can not guarantee what color of queen you will be receiving, just that it will be a Saskatraz queen.

 

We offer free shipping on all orders of 3 or more queen bees shipped to the following United States: Alabama; Arizona | Phoenix; Arkansas; California | San Francisco; Colorado | Colorado Springs; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida | Miami; Georgia | Atlanta; Idaho; Illinois | Chicago; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky | Lexington; Louisiana | New Orleans; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts | Boston; Michigan | Detroit; Minnesota | Minneapolis; Mississippi; Missouri | Kansas City; Montana; Nebraska | Omaha; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina | Raleigh; North Dakota; Ohio | Columbus; Oklahoma | Tulsa; Oregon | Portland; Pennsylvania | Philadelphia; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee | Nashville; Texas | Houston; Utah; Vermont; Virginia | Arlington; Washington | Seattle; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming USA

157 Reviews


Saskatraz queen 2021

Purchased 3 Saskatraz queens in July 2021. The queens arrived on time and in a very good condition.

Quick Ship

Quick ship and great quality!

Saskatraz Queens

Purchased two Saskatraz queens in July 2021. The queens arrived on time and in good condition. My colonies have accepted the queens and they are doing great. Great customer service.

Saskatraz queen

Arrived sooner than expected! Queen and her attendents looked healthy and lively. Can't wait for my first inspection to see how she is doing.

Saskatraz Queen Bee

The Saskatraz queen bees arrived in good shape in less than two days. After introduction they they took command of the colony and performing very well. Very satisfied with the service and am especially thankful to Kimberly for help in changing the order on the day of shipment.

Saskatraz queen

Arrived alive and well

very pleased w/ Saskatraz queens

All 3 queens came piping and healthy. I installed them and checked 3 days later and all were laying already!!

Saakatraz queen

Got three queens on June 16,2021 and for today July 28,2021 they are doing very great .started with a nuc and now they are in a double deep and full of bees . i believe that the saskatraz bees are born now and seems very gentle to work with .the queens are very good layers . As time goes bye i can tell more on how they are doing and there behavior .So far its been all great and if they keep up on how they are doing i will order more next year {2022}

Nice Queens!!

Purchased 3 Queens, all 3 healthy, active and piping upon arrival. Placed Queens in their 5 frame hives the next day. Six days later all 3 have been released, accepted and have started laying. Can’t wait to see their brood patterns and the temperament of the hives.