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How Many Bees in a Hive

How many bees in a hive? A hive will contain around 70,000 bees during mid summer. There will be 1 queen, 250 drones, 20,000 foragers, 30,000 house-bees, 5,000 to 7,000 eggs, 7,000-11,000 larvae and 16,000 to 24,000 larvae developing into adults in sealed cells.

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