How many bees?

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by babnik, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. babnik

    babnik New Member

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    If you do a hive inspection at around midday, on a hot sunny day, when there is a lot of sunflower fields that have just come into bloom, how many bees can you expect to be out in the field? I was thinking around 50%.
     
  2. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    good question... although I have no idea how one might even estimate an answer.
     

  3. brooksbeefarm

    brooksbeefarm New Member

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    I agree with Tec. Also in my area the bees rarely work the wild sunflowers? but i'm sure there are certain types they do. Jack