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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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Introduction to Beekeeping 2017 - Sidcup/Bexley

Published 14.Jun.2017, 4:15pm

Dates: Saturday & Sunday 24th/25th June 2017

Times: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Venue: Bradbourne House, New Rd, East Malling, ME19 6DZ

Cost: £50 - will include refreshments, lunch and course materials.

Tutors: Dez Leach and Keith Underwood

We will cover equipment and hives, bee handling, basic bee biology and the beekeeping year – with a focus on the practical aspects of becoming a beekeeper, i.e. What do I need to get started?

For further details and to register contact keithmkbk@hotmail.com or dez.leach@me.com

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