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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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County Newsletter October 2008

Published 30.Sep.2008, 7:45pm


New KBKA Website
Thanks to Steve Turner we have a new website on Branch Secretary’s, or their nominated person will be given publishing rights for their Branch part of the website. Have a look at what Bromley and Orpington have done. No excuse not to be up to date now!

Veterinary automatic dosing gun
Veterinary automatic dosing gun.

Oxalic Acid Treatment
Are you planning an Oxalic Acid treatment of your colonies this winter? Should you be I have a very special offer which I hope will be of interest. By good fortune I have obtained a substantial number of veterinary automatic dosing guns which are new and in their original packaging. Download newsletter for more information.

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