Ethological characteristics of Apis m. carnica

Brood

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Is always compact, never spotty.
Carnica has a compact nest. They store food right next to the brood. Keep that in mind when you manage hive bodies.
Young queens lay eggs longer (end of November) and start earlier (January).
Carnica colony winters with small number of bees (from 8 – 5 frames) and consumes relatively small amounts of food during the winter period.

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