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  1. #1
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    Default Amazing Bee Facts by Dale

    Happened to come accross this highly informative video on Youtube. I never knew a queenbee could live to be 20 years! Don't belive me just listen to Dale !

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IWs8...feature=relmfu
    "Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay".....Krishnamurti

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    Default Re: Amazing Bee Facts by Dale

    We need more of this up to the minute information to help new beekeepers get started.20 year old queens...yeah,right.I need some of those.

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    Default Re: Amazing Bee Facts by Dale

    Why would you want that old thing in your hive?

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    Default Re: Amazing Bee Facts by Dale

    Quote Originally Posted by RAK View Post
    Why would you want that old thing in your hive?
    20 year old queens lay very old eggs which develop into old workers which are already out there gathering nectar from day one.They are able to skip right over all the housekeeping chores the young bees perform.I thought everyone knew that.

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