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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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Improvers' Course

Published 4.Jan.2012, 12:10am

BBK beginners course

This improvers' course is aimed at existing beekeepers, those that have kept bees for at least one full year.

Course Commences: Friday 3rd February 2012 and then runs fortnightly until Friday 13th April 2012.

Venue: Yalding Village Hall, Lyngs Close, Yalding, Nr Maidstone, Kent, England.

Time: 8pm - 10pm.

Cost: £48.00 per person with numbers limited to 20 on first come first served basis.

Those wishing to attend should contact the tutor: or Telephone: 07855 464 667.

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