TYPE OF HONEYBEES
Oriental Honeybees are known for being excellent honey forager, while Western Honeybees are much efficient in productivity and maintenance.
Apis Cerana, or Eastern honeybees, are great crop pollinator and combs builders. They exhibit mild, tolerant, timid, and low stinging tendency.
Apis mellifera, are poikilothermic or coldblooded, are excellent foragers and resistant to European foulbrood disease, and exceptionally easy to work with.
Western Honeybee species found in Bhutan
First Harvest Season – July
80 percent White Clover Flowers + 20 percent Mustard, Bush Berry & Various Wild Flowers
Second Harvest – August
Native Wild Flowers – Chenduensing
Third Harvest – September
Fourth Harvest – October
Native Wild Flowers – Singzam Flowers & Yesgurma Flowers