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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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Jim Weedon RIP

Arthur Frederick Weedon, age 91, died on Wednesday 8th June after a short stay in hospital. Funeral is on Tuesday, 5th July at 3.15pm at Falconwood Crematorium. No flowers, donations to Alzeimers.

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