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The Honey Bee Colony – A Brief Outline

Honey bees are social insects and live together in large colonies. Each colony contains one fertile female known as the queen, and many thousands of sterile females known as workers. For three to four months in summer, a colony will also contain a few hundred males known as drones.

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Beekeeping is What you Make of it

Helpful information for someone thinking about beginning beekeeping of just getting involved and making friends. A Few questions that can be answered by attending a beekeeping course at your local FIBKA association and meeting experienced beekeepers, online or offline.

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