How long does a queen honey bee live?

Answer The life span of a queen bee is three to five years long, outliving worker and drone bees by years. Queen bees usually remain the leader of the hive until death or until if she becomes unproductive... Read More »

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How long does a queen bee live?

Queen bees live an average of five years, but their lifespan can range from two to eight years. Their longevity is part of what earns them queen status, as their workers only live anywhere from six... Read More »

How big is a queen honey bee?

The average size of a queen honey bee is between 7 and 9 mm. Queen bees have long, large bodies in comparison to their infertile worker bee counterparts. They lay their own body weight in eggs ever... Read More »

How long does a honey bee sting last for?

Bee stings only last two days or so, but I've never got one on my foot. That will probably irritate it. I once got a hornet sting and put some honey on it and the pain went away really quickly, but... Read More »

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