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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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Sussex Plan for Honey Bee Health and Well Being

The Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells Beekeepers Association are holding an open talk "Sussex Plan for Honey Bee Health and Well Being by Professor Francis Ratnieks" on Tuesday 17th February 2015 (7.30pm) @ St. Edith’s Hall, Kemsing, N15 6NA.

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