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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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Two Day General Husbandry Course

Published 8.Feb.2015, 11:59am

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KENT BEE-KEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION

TWO DAY GENERAL HUSBANDRY COURSE

Date: Sunday, 1st March and Sunday, 7th June 2015.

Time: 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Venue: Dorset Road Allotments, Dorset Road, Beckenham, BR3 4EA.

Cost: £50.00  (£15.00 of which will be reimbursed by Kent).

Tutors: John Hendrie and Bob Smith.

Refreshments will be provided.

Booking: via the BBKA Website Shop.

You will need your membership number when booking.

Jenny Spon-Smith
 

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