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Drone (bee)


A drone is a male bee that is the product of an unfertilized egg. Unlike the female worker bee, drones do not have stingers and do not participate in nectar and ...

Understanding the Role of the Drone Bee in a Hive - For Dummies


The drone is the only male bee in the colony. Drones make up a relatively small percentage of the hive's total population. At the peak of the season, their ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What Is a Drone Bee&v=qO37yoTi9es
Aug 26, 2013 ... Drone honey bees are male. They do not have a stinger and really don't work in the colony at all. Their sole purpose is to be available in case a ...

What is a drone bee? - Healthy with Honey


Mar 4, 2015 ... The answer to 'what is a drone bee' is quite simple: male bees. The bee males of the hive. The ones that ensure the perpetuation of honey bee ...

Bee Hive Hierarchy and Activities | Big Island Bees


Each of our hives each has about 50000 bees. Each hive has one queen, and 100 female worker bees for every male drone bee. The queen's only job is to lay  ...

The Bee Journal: The Drone Honey Bee


Jul 4, 2009 ... Most people--well, it's probably more accurate to say women--laugh when they hear that the drone doesn't do anything to help around the ...

Organization of a bee colony


In the worker cells in the lower part of the comb, the bees rear worker brood; in the upper part of the comb, they store pollen and honey. In the drone cells, the ...

Bee Facts - Bee Magic Chronicles


Bee Facts. There are three kinds of bees in a hive: Queen, Worker and Drone. Only the Queen in the hive lays eggs. She communicates with her hive with her ...

Bees: The Individual and the Colony


The honey bee colony includes both male and female bees for only a portion of the year. The males, or drone bees, are normally present in spring and summer.

Why your drones are getting the boot | Bee Informed Partnership


Nov 8, 2013 ... Drones, male bees, are not physically capable of doing work around the ... Kicked out adult drones and drone brood in front of a hive in the fall.

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The Drone Bee: an overview of the life of a male honey bee


he Drone Bee: about the life of the male honey bee and its role in the colony.

Beekeeping/Drone Bee - Wikibooks, open books for an open world


The drone honeybee is the only male resident within a colony of bees. At the beginning of a spring season their population is often below one hundred, with a  ...

Mechanics of Honey Bee Mating - Orkin


When a virgin queen flies to a site where thousands of male honey bees may be waiting, she mates with several males in flight. A male drone will mount the ...