“Which honey bee specie should I get?”
This is one of the things we get asked the most from new beekeepers. Unfortunately, there is no one clear answer to this question.
For most beekeepers, this comes down to a choice between Italian and Carniolan honey bees.
Both honey bee species have pros and cons that may sway your decision. The best thing you can do is learn the differences between these two species and make your decision from there.
In this blog post, you’ll learn these differences as well as our recommendation for our favorite specie.