Assessment of colonies for the degree of varroa tolerance via grooming, removal and damage. Selection of the best for drone and queen production.
Follow up to determine the degree of transmission of these characters to the progeny.
Whilst all members use the best of the local bee, members are increasingly selecting and breeding from dark bees with traits of Apis mellifera mellifera successfully. See www.cbibbg.co.uk for history and details.
Contact James Kilty ku.oc1534873637.gbbi1534873637bc@se1534873637maj1534873637 07980486245