BeeHive

Beginning Beekeeping

Everything you need to know to become an enthusiastic beekeeper !

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Honey Bee On Flower Life Cycle Of The Honey Bees.

Type Egg Larva Cell capped Pupa Average Developmental Period Start of Fertility Body Length Hatching Weight
Queen
3 days 5 1/2 days 7 1/2 days 8 days 16 days approx. 23 days 18-22 mm nearly 200 mg
Worker
3 days 6 days 9 days 12 days 21 days (Range: 18-22days) N/A 12-15 mm nearly 100 mg
Drone
3 days 6 1/2 days 10 days 14 1/2 days 24 days approx. 38 days 15-17 mm nearly 200 m

Watch this video about the Honey Bee's Life Cycle

 

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Site updated August 28, 2015

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