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Queen bee breeding station Medokošt – Kozjansko, Slovenija.

Queen bee breeding station Medovita – Kozjansko, Slovenija.

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MATIJA KOŠTOMAJ
MATIJA KOŠTOMAJ
Big, strong and well-nourished Queens have superior immune system and natural resistance to chalk brood disease and nosema, they live longer and they lay bees that live longer… that’s a guaranteed future success of a beekeeper’s colonies.

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2016 – Progenity test 2015-2016, ranked 2nd – avarage selection index
2015 – construction of nuc 8/1
Breeding for disease tolerance and varroa tolerance (VSH)
2015 – Progenity test 2013 – 2014, ranked 3rd, honey production
2013 – Progenity test 2012 – 2013, ranked 1st, honey production
2011 – Established breeding station for Apis mellifera carnica – MEDoKOšT
2011 – Tutor in beekeeping
2011 – Member of ČZS – Slovenian Beekeepers Association
2010 Commercial beekeeping, Saskatchewan, Canada (1000 + colonies)
Established company: Medokost; design, art and apiculture
2008 – 2012 Tutor in beekeeping on primary school, Dobje, Slovenia
2006 – National qualification: Beekeeper
2004 – Graduated on University Ljubljana, faculty of Education, dept. of Fine Arts.
2004 – Cofounder and president of Beekeepers Club Dobje

IVANA KOVAČEVIĆ
IVANA KOVAČEVIĆ
Bees are my wealth and joy.
Beekeeping is the best job for me. In nature, with nature. It was the right choice for my life profession.
Sharing knowledge and keeping the colonies in good condition with quality Queens are the first steps in good beekeeping practice.

Reference:

2017 – Progenity test 2016-2017, ranked 1st – avarage selection index
2016 – Established breeding station for Apis mellifera carnica – MEDoViTA
2015 – Artificial insemination course, Bee research institute Dol, CHZ
2012 – 2016 – Approved breeding organisation council member and president (PRO)
2011 – 2016 – Member of working group for authorizing breeding stations for Apis mellifera carnica (PRO),
2011 – Queen bee breeder
2008… – Honey degustator
2008… – Tutor in beekeeping
2006 – National qualification: Beekeeper
2004… – Member and cofounder of Beekeeping club Dobje
2003… – Member of ČZS – Slovenian Beekeepers Association