Carniolan bee (Apis mellifera Carnica) in Slovenia

Janez GREGORI

Janez POKLUKAR

Janez MIHELIČ

5.2.3.

Introdution with mated queens

 

This is the most widespread practice among beekeepers. It is necessary to ensure that there are the necessary conditions for acceptance in the queenless colony, and only then to introduce the queen.

How do we introduce mated queens? Very varied methods are in use among beekeepers, one advocating one and another, another. Two methods are recognised, direct and indirect introduction.

 

 

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   Direct introdution of the queen