Kent Bee-keepers' Association

How Many Bees in a Hive

A hive can contain up to 70,000 bees in midsummer. There will be 1 queen, 250 drones, 20,000 female foragers, 30,000 female house-bees, 5,000 to 7,000 eggs, 7,000-11,000 larvae being fed, 16,000 to 24,000 larvae developing into adults in sealed cells.

All facts for Non KBKA Branches

Non KBKA Branches

Other Beekeeping Branches in Kent (NOT affiliated to the KBKA)

Dover and District Beekeepers Association

Thanet Beekeepers’ Association

Medway Beekeepers’Association