Queen breeder

A queen breeder or the breeder of queens is a natural or legal entity dealing with the organised breeding of queens with the purpose of the sale of bred queens.

A queen breeder operates in an approved queen breeding station and must have a vocational qualification: bee-keeper, or suitable work experience at an approved queen breeding station. A queen breeder must also continue to be professionally trained and must obtain specialised knowledge in queen breeding.

Conditions and evidence

Responsible: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food | Last updated: 03. 08. 2016