The Scoop On Honey Bees
Honey Bee Hives at Far Field
- Honey Bees will visit 50-100 flowers on each trip, but it takes 2 million visits to make one pound of honey and fly about 90,000 miles!
- The average bee will make 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey in her lifetime, which is only about 6 weeks in the summer.
- Honeybees can fly up to 6 miles (typically they stay within 2-3 miles) and fly up to 15 miles per hour.
- In addition to honey, bees also produce: Beeswax for candles/lip balms, Propolis for medical uses, Royal Jelly for skin care, pollen for protein supplements and allergies and bee venom used for arthritis treatments.
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