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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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Queen Rearing Course 2017 - Sidcup/Bexley

Published 11.Jan.2017, 5:01pm

Dates: Starting Saturday 13th May 2017.

Times: 1pm

Venue: BFA - Sidcup Teaching Apiary, Baldwyns Park, Bexley, Kent DA5 2BA

Cost: £35

For details, and to book a place see the Ruxley Beekeepers website at:

or email

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