ARTIFICIALLY INSEMINATED F0 BUCKFAST QUEEN
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AVAILABLE FIRST WEEK OF JULY
Kangaroo98R.G13 Buckfast line developed by Thomas Rueppel.
Excellent combination of genes which has a pure ligurian ancestry, continued by Peter Davies on Kangaroo island.
Large colonies, very calm, prolific, minimum propolis production and good honey producers.
Bees with a very orange colouration.
MG - Margret04R B34(NDE)= 19 – B153(AP) B3400(RKR) G8 developed by Horst Preissl and Johannes Neuburger, Austria.
Very prolific, good overwintering, calm bees, good management of stores and good sense of orientation.
Very high resistance to varroa.
Monticola B112 (NDE) = 20 – M33(NDE) ins B153 (AP) G7 originated from a Monticola line and developed by Keld Brandstrup, Denmark.
Large colonies, rapid development in early spring, good temperament.
Anatolica - sinop62r - Old Buckfast B19(NDE)= 20 – CL555 lang LE215 G26 from a line Sinop62R – Anatolica. Brother Adam origin, this line originates from an import from a anatolic queen, from Mount Sinop, in Turkey 1962.
Line maintained by Carten Dalbol, Denmark.
Slow sustained development in the spring, homogeneous and extremely calm. Medium colony size.
Anatolica - sinop72r - Old Buckfast G26 from a line Sinop72R – Anatolica. Brother Adam origin, this line originates from an import from a anatolic queen, from Mount Sinop, in Turkey 1972.
Line maitained by Heike Aumeier, Germany,
Good overwintering, long life span, almost no use of propolis, good hygiene, very calm and good honey producers.
Primorsky line, VSH and HYG. Lines developed by Paul Jungels, Luxembourg.
AthosSt80R G23 from a Athos Stavronikita line. Old Buckfast Brother Adam origin.
Very organised bees, good drawing of comb, clean frames with almost no use of propolis, ideal to have in a garden and very docile.