Beekeeping in Yugoslavia
The natural conditions for beekeeping in
Yugoslavia are very good. People keep bees here from ancient times. Year 1859
there was about 170.000 hives without moveable frames in Serbia, and in 1949
Nowadays, in Yugoslavia (in Serbia
mostly) there are about 500.000 hives and 35.000 beekeepers. There are about 166
beekeeper associations (beekeepers are organized in townships).
Apis mellifera var. Carnica is Yugoslav
breed of honeybee.
The Langstroth Root and Dadant Blat hives
are prevailing types of hives.
“Pcelar” (Beekeeper), Belgrade is the
main Beekeeping journal
Serbian Beekeeping Association: