Re: what breed of bee are you using
You must of had a hybrid or caucasians, because carniolans are noted for their scant use of propolis. That and that they also cap the honey frames with snow white wax makes them a favorite for comb honey production.
Originally Posted by TheYellowBee
It's been a while since I've seen a classic carniolan. I had them in my old operation and loved their atributes. So when I ordered queens from Glenn I should of known better since these bees are really a hybrid Carniolan X VSH. what ever the case, I was disappointed that the color of the queens were not black and the workers were quite colored too.
Originally Posted by BEES4U
I'm hoping that Sue Cobey will have something available soon. A carniolan that fits the bill down to the T.
Will Gruenwald Chilliwack BC