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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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NBU South-East Region Newsletter 2009

Published 19.Jan.2010, 10:25pm

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In this newsletter there is a small error with the phone number for the bee inspector Michael Cooper, his phone number should be: 01622 891 226.

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