Order your 2024 Open Mated Dark Carniolan Queens now and secure your Queens for 2024. These highly sought-after Queens are available for dispatch between May and September, so act fast. Our calm and beautiful Queens are known for their prolific egg-laying capabilities and require no smoke, just a spray of water. Known for their gentle nature and low maintenance over the winter, these are Queens we have used for years in our own apiaries. They will be shipped to you via a next day, guaranteed service with Royal Mail to both Northern Ireland and mainland UK, with some exceptions for areas such as the Channel Islands and Northern Ireland.