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.

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Central Association of Bee-Keepers
http://www.cabk.org.uk/
The Central Association of Bee-Keepers is a registered educational charity whose objectives are to promote and further the craft of beekeeping. By organising lectures and producing publications, the association enables beekeepers, bee scientists and others interested in bees to keep in touch with the latest research and ideas about bees and related topics. Acting as a bridge between the beekeeper and the scientist.

Federation of Irish Beekeepers' Associations
www.irishbeekeeping.ie/
Welcome to the website of the Federation of Irish Beekeepers' Associations. The Federation represents our 45 local member associations.

Scottish Beekeepers Association
http://www.scottishbeekeepers.org.uk/
The Scottish Beekeepers Association is the national body that represents Scotland's beekeepers within the UK, throughout Europe and globally. It is a registered charity, and is run entirely by volunteers drawn from its membership.

Welsh Beekeepers Association (WBKA)
http://www.wbka.com/
The overall aim of the WBKA is the "encouragement, improvement and advancement of beekeeping throughout Wales". We do this by providing resources for member associations and by representing the membership at a National level.

National Honey Show
http://www.honeyshow.co.uk
The National Honey Show 27th October - 29th October 2011 at St George's College, Weybridge, Surrey KT15 2QS.

Honey Shop
http://www.honeyshop.co.uk
Beekeeping, books, mead, beeswax, beekeeping equipment, skin care products, books, articles plus an information service, by Camelot Country Products.

The Bee People
http://www.thebee-people.co.uk
We are based on the outskirts of Hailsham and the majority of our customers come from East Sussex and West Kent and call to see us for their beekeeping requirements.