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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 2015

Published 3.Nov.2014, 11:20pm

Canterbury

This course now in its 7th year is aimed at potential beekeepers.

It covers all the needs of those thinking about keeping bees or who have just started.

Starts: Wednesday 25th February 2015 - 7.00pm at Bishopsbourne Village Hall, CT4 5HT nr Canterbury.

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

Cost: £75 including a course book, hand-outs and membership as a Friend of the Kent Beekeepers Association for the year 2014/15.

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

Download application form at http://canterburybeekeepers.org.uk/getting-started/


Julian Audsley
Chairman Canterbury Beekeepers branch of KBKA
07761839119
julian100@btinternet.com

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