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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.

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Canterbury Beekeepers Introductory Beekeeping Course

Published 22.Jan.2016, 6:12pm


Starts: Tuesday  8th March 2016 - 7.00pm at Barham Village Hall, CT4 6NX nr Canterbury.

The course has 8 sessions both in class and an apiary.

Cost: £80 including a course book, hand-outs and membership as a Friend of the Kent Beekeepers Association for the current year.
This course now in its 6th year is aimed at potential beekeepers. It covers all the needs of those thinking about keeping bees or who have just started. The course has 7 sessions both in

There is plenty of opportunity to handle equipment, assemble frames and ask questions.

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2 comment(s) on this page. Add your own comment below.

Dan File
1.Feb.2013 7:53pm [ 1 ]

Have you any places on your next course please? Dan

Beryl Harrison
2.Feb.2013 2:15pm [ 2 ]

I have a piece of land in Cliffsend Ramsgate. is rhere anyone that would like to use it to keep bees.

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