Collection: We sell Queens, 5 Frame Nucs, and a little bit of honey

  • Gentle and non-aggressive
  • Can be kept in populated areas
  • Better sense of orientation relative to the Italian honey bee
  • Less drifting of bees from one hive to a neighboring hive
  • Not as prone to robbing from other hives relative to the Italian honey bee
  • Able to overwinter in smaller numbers of winter bees
  • Thrifty during Winter, conserving honey stores
  • Able to quickly adapt to changes in the environment
  • Good for areas with longer winters
  • Fast rhythm of brood production and then brood rearing reduction when available forage decreases
  • Lower use of propolis
  • Increased resistance to brood diseases
  • Good build up for areas with strong spring nectar flow and early pollination
  • Forage earlier in the morning and later in the evening, and on cooler, wetter days
  • Workers live up to 12% longer than other sub-species

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