We breed our own Queens and will have Buckfast mated Laying Queens available for 2018. The breeder queens we use are Island mated Buckfast Queens. We have a selected mating site where our drone rearing colonies are kept. The Queens are open mated producing Buckfast F1 Queens. The Queens will be marked with this year’s colour and tested before sale.
Queens will be available 2019 .
Qualities of our Queens
- Calm on the comb
- Shows good disease resistance
- Hygienic Behaviour
- Low tendency to swarm
- Frugal with winter stores
- Able to overwinter successfully
- Good spring build up
- Excellent foragers
- And a pleasure to work with