Buckfast queens from Italy start arriving to Canada approximately mid April and arrive weekly until the end of June.
Strong, high quality, and healthy is what to expect from these Queens. Very gentle, and big honey producers.
- Good productivity
- Poor tendency to swarm
- Excellent wintering capacity and good spring recovery
- Great ability to overcome moments of climate imbalance (cold returns or periods of drought) maintaining an excellent balance between bees, stocks and brood
- Longevity and vitality of bees
- Docility with a good defensive instinct and grooming skills
- High level of hygiene.
> 90% in 12H of recognition, removal and cleaning of damaged brood on breeding animals. Part of the European selection program for VSH (Varroa Resistance Hygiene)