First steps in queen bee production - Mini-grafting of larvae 24 hours old - get your grubs from a friendly Buckfast beekeeper!

IBBA  The Irish Buckfast Beekeepers’ Association  is affiliated to the Federation of European Buckfast Beekeepers’ Associations (GdeB)

Pedigree Syntax

Initials
of
 Breeder

Mating:
islandmated
“Ruden”

Buckfast

Year of birth of
queen
B 300 (TP)

Identification
Number of hive or
colony of this queen
x

Mating:
islandmated
“Langeness”

Mother
of queen
B 100 (TP)

Year of birth of
queen
B 100 (TP)
(daughter of B 150)