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Buck's Busy Bee's, LLC

Honey Bee's

THIS WEEKS QUEEN HEAD QUARTERS!

MATED QUEENS... (SOLD OUT TILL MIDDLE OF JUNE)


VIRGIN QUEENS... (SOLD OUT TILL MIDDLE OF JUNE)


QUEEN CELLS... (WILL POST WHEN WE HAVE EXTRA)

The Queen:


* Will live normally between 1 and 4 years.

* Consumes royal jelly provided by the workers

* Has a non-barbed stinger

* Without a queen, the colony will eventually die

* Develops in 16 days, from egg to emergence from the queen cell.


The Workers:


* Worker are all females.

* Can number between 40-60,000 in a strong hive.

* Performs a multitude of tasks to include: Tending to the queen, feeding larvae, feeding drones, nectar ripening, producing heat, collecting water, house cleaning guard duty field collection of pollen and nectar, to list a few.

* Will die if she stings. Has a barbed stinger that if left behind after stinging.

* Will live 6-8 weeks in the summer, working until her wings give out.

* Will live 4-6 months in winter when not actively working/foraging.

* Develops in 21 days from egg to emergence.

The Drones:

 

* Sole responsibility is fertilization.

* Leaves hive for 2-3 hours each day.

* Has no stinger

* If the workers stopped feeding them, they would die of starvation.

* Develops in 24 days from egg to hatching to emergence.

honeybee

or honey bee

[huhn-ee-bee]   
noun
1. any bee that collects and stores honey, especially Apis mellifera.
Hives coming out of Almonds!

Buck's Busy Bee's, LLC

The decline of the honey bee population has been a serious discussion around the world for the last several years. Through a joint effort we hope to rebuild at least some of the bee population, as well as help educate others about the importance of God's unique little creatures.