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Tyzack 

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Just curious about how many drones there are in a hive, during the population peak in the summer?

Thanks,

Andrew
 

Heather 

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About 300/500 I think (in a colony of 40,000 workers)- never counted -
but this year they do seem fatter than usual. Hope they can fly well, not too much drag v lift :gnorsi:
 

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