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Hard Life

To collect a pound of honey a bee might have to fly a distance equivalent to twice round the world. This is likely to involve more than 10,000 flower visits on perhaps 500 foraging trips.
A worker honeybee in summer lives only 6 to 8 weeks from the time she hatches as an adult bee. Before that, it takes just 3 weeks for her to develop from an egg.

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Course The Beekeeping Year

Published 5.Jan.2015, 11:03pm


This is a general course that leads into one for beginners starting later in February which includes 3 practical sessions.

Tutor: Keith Hooker

Download flyer for more details (link to PDF above).

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