About Killer Bees

Killer Bees

Killer bees are definitely one of the most feared bees and certainly one bee that has gained a lot of attention in recent years. Killer bees, also known as Africanized bees are definitely different than any bee that you have ever seen. Of course, the movie ‘The Swarm’ did nothing but make killer bees that … Read more

About Honey Bees

Honey Bees

When it comes to bees, everyone is very familiar with the honey bee. While all humans do not necessarily like bees, the honey bee is definitely one of the most popular as they produce one of the sweetest tasting products in the world: Honey! Of course, honey bees do not just produce and make honey, … Read more

Honey Bee

Honey Bee

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera Family: Apidae Subfamily: Apinae Tribe: Apini Genus: Apis Species: Subgenus Micrapis Honey bees (or honeybees) are a separate division of bees in the genus Apis, pincipally distinguished for its stocking and producing honey and making the colonial, perennial nests from wax. Among all the genus … Read more

Queen Bee

Queen Bee

The adult female or the queen bee is the center of the beehive or the honey- bee colony. She is the mother of most of the bees, residing within the colony and almost everything happening in the colony is responsible to the queen. If the queens of a bee colony, borne out of the larvae, … Read more

Bee Facts

Bees

The drones are the males whose only work in the hive is to mate with the queen bee. The queen bee’s sole job is to lay eggs. The worker bees take care of the offsprings, collect honey and pollen grains to feed every bee in the colony; they also keep the hive clean. Bees live … Read more

Difference Between Bees, Yellow Jackets, Hornets, Wasps

Hornet

  This article aims to clarify the question most people want to know, “Is There A Difference Between Bees, Yellow Jackets, Hornets, Wasps?” The immense number of different types of bees and wasps are not harmful to human beings. Hymenoptera, is the order of insects in which the hornets, wasps and bees have a rightful … Read more

Beekeeping

Beekeeping

Honeybee farming is a joyous leisure activity, or at the same time a part or full time business. Depending on the type of the farming, you can do it anywhere, even in the urban areas, by simply buying the colonies off from the beekeepers or those captured from the wild. Packed bees or queens are … Read more

Different Types of Bees: How Can You Tell the Difference?

12 Species of Bees

There are over twenty thousand different types of bees so it’s really not possible to know them all! But you can tell the difference in some common kinds –by simply by observing bees you will begin to definitely see some of the different personality traits and social characteristics. In this article however, we will go … Read more

Honey Bee Mystery

Honey Bee Mystery

Since 2006, some beekeepers have had hive populations drop, a lot. Losses were reported at any where from 30 – 90 % of worker bee population across the United States and in some parts of Europe even though there was a live and active Queen, honey in the hive and immature bees present. This condition … Read more

Bee Facts: Things You Might Not Know

Bee Facts

In this article, we will explore some bee facts that you may not have known before. The honey bee tends to be non-aggressive unless bothered. The honey bee is the only bee species that dies after stinging someone. The honey bee has a barbed stinger which actually pulls away from their stomach along with a … Read more