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Author Topic: Hive count  (Read 1707 times)
Anonymous
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« on: May 09, 2004, 11:24:40 AM »

One healthy bee hive containes from 40 to 45 thousand bees.
 Cheesy Al
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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2004, 11:26:13 AM »

honey bees visit approximently two million flowers to produce one pound of honey.
 Cheesy Al
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2004, 07:57:41 AM »

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One healthy bee hive containes from 40 to 45 thousand bees.
 Cheesy Al


Quite a little.  1 kg bees are 10 000.  4 kg bees are needed to fill  2 Langstroth supers.

I think, that  6 supers colony have 70 000 bees. At winter it is 20 000.

Big swarm can weight 6 kilos.
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2004, 11:48:54 PM »

Finman you right in the middle of a full size hive , the saying is between 60,000 and 80,000 for a strong hive with plenty of room.you got a bullseye
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