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Bud's Mountain Honey & Bee Removal

Some facts about the honey bees, which have chosen to be at your home


  • The queen honey bee can lay 2,000 eggs per day
  • The average colony has approximately 40,000 worker bees
  • Each colony has one queen, which can live several years before being replaced
  • All workers are female and only live about six weeks
  • The drone (male) population is less then 5% of the overall colony in the spring and 0% in the winter
  • The worker bees only stings when threatened and dies dies shortly after
  • The drones only purpose is to fertilize a virgin queen from another colony and dies after mating
  • Sealed honey lasts indefinitely

Bee Facts