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About BeeKeeping for beginners

Beekeeping can be a fascinating hobby or you can turn it into a lucrative business. The choice is yours. You need to know some basics to help you get started. Knowing where and how to start will prevent you from making costly mistakes. Bees are fascinating creatures. They each have a job to do and they do it. Our goal for this website is to be useful to anyone wanting to start beekeeping as a hobby or a business. Follow our journey!


About Bees

Queen Bee

Queen Bee

Queens are developed from larvae selected by worker bees and specially fed in order to become sexually mature. There is normally only one adult, mated queen in a hive, in which case the bees will usually follow and fiercely protect her.

Drone Bee

Drone Bee

A drone is a male honey bee. Unlike the female worker bee, drones do not have stingers and gather neither nectar nor pollen. They are unable to feed themselves or emerge from their pupae, requiring workers to do these for them. A drone's only role is to mate with an unfertilized queen.

Worker Bee

Worker Bee

A worker bee is any female bee that lacks the full reproductive capacity of the colony's queen bee. Workers gather nectar and gather pollen into the pollen baskets on their back legs and carry it back to the hive where it is used as food for the developing brood.

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