Buckfast Mated Queen Bee

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Buckfast Mated Queen Bee



May Until September 2019
Order before 9:00am Monday to Thursday for same day dispatch

We do not post on Fridays or weekends

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Character and behaviour
Open Mated
marked Blue for 2020

  • 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 over winter well produce good honey crops of honey.
 Tested In Scotland  from EU Breeder



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