Why we breed the Carnica

Non aggressive,
rarely stings

Calm and docile
behaviour on the comb

Rapid spring
development

High
yields

Apis Mellifera Carnica Slovenica

Our Beekeepers’ Association Apis Mellifera Carnica Slovenica, and their members in collaboration with the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, is conducting a Carniolan honey bee breeding programme.

Our Carnie is the second most common bee subspecies in the world. It has some excellent qualities that are prized by beekeepers from around the world. With viewing of our web pages will get more information on breeding of Carniolan honey bee and informations about purchase possibilities of queens and colonies.

The Carnies chief excellent qualities that are prized by beekeepers from around the world

  • Non-aggressive, rarely stings,
  • Calm and docile behaviour on the comb,
  • Rapid spring development,
  • High yields,
  • Good use of forest pastures,
  • Less collection of propolis,
  • Excellent sense of orientation,
  • A well-developed cleaning instinct,
  • Wintering in small families and using small amounts of the winter food supply,
  • The Brood is adapted to pasture conditions.

Interested? Build a hive with your own Carnica Bees.

It’s possible to purchase Queen Bees or entire Carnica Bee Colonies through our beekepers’ society.

Contact us for more information