Package Bee Day 2011

April 23rd, 2011
by Royal W. Draper

We got in 270 packages of bees on Friday morning and today is package bee pickup day for local beekeepers.

3 lb. Packages of bees

We split them up into 1 of 3 groups: packages with unmarked queens, marked queens or clipped and marked queens. Each package of bees has around 10,000 bees in it.

A close up of the bees. It’s a good thing that they aren’t claustrophobic!

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