Lilac Cottage British Black Bees aim to work with the B4 project to establish breeding stock, and a mating area in North Somerset
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Queen Rearing will only be carried out using IOW mongrel stock, members will be encouraged to keep records of all their own stock, using only those considered to be worthy of passing on their bloodlines
We currently run 12 breeding apiaries across Lancashire with a further two in North Wales.
Based in East Cornwall a small group with the emphasis of breeding pedigree lines of Cornish Native dark bees
In addition to raising queens with native appearance and characteristics the group are looking to select queens with calm temper and Varroa resistance.
We have been queen rearing and improving stocks of local bees since 2015, based in the medieval garden and a small more private are on Godolphin Hill,
SDBIG Area covered: Devon, south of Exeter and including the eastern side of Dartmoor and Plymouth
Abberton Reservoir is about 10 miles south of Colchester and the area is sparsely populated with people and importantly beekeepers so ideal for our purpose.
Leek and Moorlands Beekeepers have been raising queens for over 30 years and welcome beekeepers of all levels of experience.