Managing Russian Bees

“The primary purpose of the corporation will be to maintain and improve the genetic lines of Russian honey bees through propagation and selective breeding.”

Our Carniolan queen bees are raised from our own breeding stock. We have had very good success with these homegrown queens.

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By: Malcolm Sanford There have been a lot of questions recently about “Russian honey bees.” The term is increasingly making its way into the beekeeping literature

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Beekeeping has become increasingly popular in New York City. Although generally docile, honeybees (Apis mellifera) can and may sting. Responsible management is

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Carniolan Queen Bee. These Queen bees are a very gentle and prolific dark/black bee variety. They are excellent producers and use less propolis that other races of bees.

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Figure 1. Foraging bees face plenty of predators, such as wasps, assassin bugs, birds, spiders, and dragonflies. One of “my” bees (above) became a meal for a

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