Delia Visser
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The Honey Bee Colony:  The hive consists of three castes of bees.  Queen• Fertile female responsible for the total population ~ Worker• Sterile female – does the work of the hive ~ Drone• Fertile male – exists to mate with queen

The Honey Bee Colony: The hive consists of three castes of bees. Queen• Fertile female responsible for the total population ~ Worker• Sterile female – does the work of the hive ~ Drone• Fertile male – exists to mate with queen

The South Carolina Mid-State Beekeepers Association - Honey Bee Life Cycle

The South Carolina Mid-State Beekeepers Association - Honey Bee Life Cycle

Essential Oil Recipe for Honeybees - Remember, you MUST use >food grade< essential oil for your bees, do not buy/use oil meant for aromatherapy.

Essential Oil Recipe for Honeybees - Remember, you MUST use >food grade< essential oil for your bees, do not buy/use oil meant for aromatherapy.

A queen larva afloat in a royal jelly.  Bees don't defecate as larvae, so can rest directly in their food, breathing through the exposed spiracles of their body.  The jelly is the "perfect food" - no other source of nutrition is necessary! The Scientific Beekeeper @ scientificbeekeeping .com

A queen larva afloat in a royal jelly. Bees don't defecate as larvae, so can rest directly in their food, breathing through the exposed spiracles of their body. The jelly is the "perfect food" - no other source of nutrition is necessary! The Scientific Beekeeper @ scientificbeekeeping .com