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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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Officers & Contacts

Kent Bee-keepers' Association (KBKA) Officers

President
Lesley Fancote

Chairman
David Bragg

Vice-Chairman
David Wood

General Secretary
Mrs J.D. Spon-Smith
77 Bushey Way, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6TH.
Email: jennifer @ spon-smith.com
Tel: 020 8663 1364

County Treasurer
Charles Posnett

Examinations Secretary
Sharon Bassey
Email: sharonbassey@hotmail.com

County Notices
General Secretary Mrs J.D. Spon-Smith
77 Bushey Way, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6TH.
Email: jennifer @ spon-smith.com
Tel: 020 8663 1364

Webmaster
Steven Turner 153 Thornsbeach Road, Catford, SE6 1HB.
E-mail: st @ zbee.com

Branch Representatives (Directors of the Company)
Ashford: Anthony Keeler
Bromley: Bob Jackman and Bill Monks
Canterbury: David Cockburn and Michael Roberts
Dartford: Patrick Letschka
Gravesend: Lesley Fancote
Mid Kent: David Quigley and Brian Palmer
Orpington: Kit Erhardt and Susan Stansfield
Sevenoaks: John Hendrie
Sidcup: David Rea and Robert Smith
Weald: Nick Mengham and John Priestley
Westerham: Nick Withers and Robert Dudgeon
Whitstable: Julie Coleman and Roger Jackson
Yalding: Christopher Morris and Steven Clarkson

Listing updated: 13/03/2016