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Usually they shake in a few extra bees to account for those that will die in transit as Iddee said 3500 per pound, so 3 lb package approx 10500 sounds like a lot until you figure how many won't be aronud when the first new bees hatch out, probably 25% to 35% will be gone.
 

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:D It really depends on how many are flying while the box is sitting on the scale :shock: .


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