Bee Facts

1 pound of bees usually contains about 3500 bees.

Most new beekeepers start out by ordering 3 pound packages of bees.

Queen Bees: There is only one queen in each colony. She lays between 1500 and 3000 eggs per day.

A worker bee spends 3 days as an egg, 6 days as a larvae, 12 days as a pupae and emerges as an adult after 21 days.

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