Exports of fertilized Buckfast and Carniolan queen bees
From 2010 now, we export Buckfast and Carniolan queens.
Therefore, we comply with all the necessary requirements.
- We are registered in the National Registration of Beekeeping Sites, according to 75/03 Resolution of SENASA (National Agrifood Health and Quality Service).
- We are qualified by SENASA to export and import. This organization certifies our exports in accordance with OIE standards (World Organization for Animal Health) and the Terrestrial Animal Health Code: birds, mammals, and bees.
- We export our queen bees by plane through our customs agent and freight forwarder.
- Our packaging complies with IATA 61 standards and the International Phytosanitary Standard No.15
- We are located in Argentina, in the province of Río Negro, in the north of Patagonia, South Hemisphere, enabling us to supply North Hemisphere beekeepers with young queen bees.
- We have fertilized queen bees from mid-October to April.
Our breeding farm receives health inspections twice a year, in spring and autumn, carried out by a health inspector qualified by SENASA.
In the export season, controls are made every month. Moreover, samples are taken and sent to the SENASA’s Bacteriology Coordination Department in Martínez, Buenos Aires. This entity issues the health certificates to export queen bees.
Argentina is a country free of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) and Tropilaelaps mite.
We comply with the health animal legislation of the European Union, and N 23/07 Resolution N 23/07 Resolution of Mercosur Secretariat for transport of live beekeeping material, Appendix I and II.