Kent Bee-keepers' Association

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.

All facts for Beekeeping Courses

Beekeeping Courses

All branches will help newcomers learn about beekeeping through talks and discussions in their winter meetings and in their spring/summer apiary meetings will demonstrate and give you hands on help. They also run introductory days or courses. Contact them via the details on the Local Branches link. Some of the courses run are listed below.

To add to courses contact the webmaster: Steven Turner.

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