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Quality Buckfast Mated Queen Bee


Our Price: £40.00
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Queens Are From May - September
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Description

Buckfast Mated Queen Bee
Queens Will Be Posted Out Monday 21st August

May Until September 2017
Order before 11.55 am Monday to Thursday for same day dispatch 

1st CLASS DELIVERY OR  NEXT DAY SPECIAL DELIVERY
Character and behavior
Open Mated

 

Beneficial

  • Considered to be gentle and non-aggressive
  • Good Sense of orientation considered better than other honey bee strains
  • Less drifting of bees 
  • Able to overwinter in smaller numbers 
  • honey stores are conserved during winter months
  • Able to quickly adapt to changes in the environment
  • Calm & steady on the comb
  • Brood rearing is reduced when available forage decreases
  • Low use of propolis
  • can be fairly resistant to brood diseases
  • Do well in areas with strong spring nectar flow and early pollination such as areas with rape seed
  • Forage earlier in the morning and later in the evening, and on cool, wet days.
  • Workers can live up to 11% longer than other breeds
  • They overwinter well produce good honey crops of honey.
 




 


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