Hobby Day - OHB Saskatraz Queens

Please note, all orders must be picked up in person at Hobby Day in Orland, California. Limited quantities available.

Don't miss out on ordering your Hobby Day queen bees from OHB! This is the one time a year we offer our queens direct to you onsite at our annual Hobby Day event in Orland, CA.

Saskatraz hybrids are produced in Northern California (Orland area) exclusively by Olivarez Honey Bees using Saskatraz breeder queens constructed in Saskatchewan, Canada by Meadow Ridge Enterprises (Breeder and CEO, Albert J. Robertson). A detailed review of the Saskatraz project (established 2005) including breeding methods, published research articles, power point presentations and information on individual breeding families, including Saskatraz hybrids can be found at www.saskatraz.com.

Saskatraz breeder queen traits:

  • Excellent honey production
  • Good wintering ability
  • Selected for increased varroa tolerance and resistance to brood diseases
  • Show increased hygienic behavior

$44.75 per queen (max 10 queens per breed, 30 queens total per order)