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APIS MELLIFERA: The European Bee

APIS MELLIFERA: The European Bee

The main characteristic of the Apis Mellifera is its distinctive adaptability skills, making them true chameleon in all environmental and weather conditions. The Apis Mellifera is divided in four races : The Mellifera Linné, the Carnica Pollmann, the Caucasia...

Italian honey bees

Italian honey bees

The Italian bee (Apis Mellifera Ligustica) The Italian bee, also called the yellow bee, is one of the four races of Central Europe (among the carnolian, the caucasica and black ones). Within this Italian race, there are three types of bees, differentiated by their...

Carniolan honey bees

Carniolan honey bees

The carnolian honey bees, also called apis melifera cardiac, is one of the 4 races of honeybees. Also called the ‘grey italien honeybees’ because of their resemblance with italien honeybees, another race of honeybees.Carnolian honeybees are originally from the Balkan...

Order and shipping Queens bees

Order and shipping Queens bees

Spring is finally here! Which means many things in beekeeping: it is time for you to buy nucs, bees and queens! In other words, it is the start of the busiest time of the year for beekeepers. Received Queen bees before weekend On Beeopic website you can buy bee hives,...

Notre Dame’s bees are alive

Notre Dame’s bees are alive

We are happy to officially report that our brave bees have survive the Notre-Dame fire of April 15th !! Since 2013, Beeopic France has been taking care of 3 hives on the sacristy’s roof and was worried sick about their well-being and survival since the incident....

Artificial insemination of honey bee Queens

Artificial insemination of honey bee Queens

In 1770, F. Huber tried to inseminate queen bees by collecting drones’ sperm using a small painting brush. Since his first attempts, over two centuries ago, beekeepers have now master the artificial insemination technique, as it is the only way to ensure constant and...

Genetic selection of honeybee

Genetic selection of honeybee

Genetic selection: goals and difficulties The main goal of beekeepers when following a genetic selection program is to modify bees’ genome to highlight certain characteristics. Such as colony’s gentleness to humans, productivity (based on the number of kilos of honey,...

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