Honey Bees

Three types of Honey Bees

Queen Honey Bee

Drone Honey Bee

Worker Honey Bee

Amazing Honey Bee Facts

Facts about honey bees from Cox's Honey
Cox's Honey Amazing Honey Bee Facts
Cox's Honey Amazing Honey Bee Facts
  • Did you know a Honey Bee has 4 wings?!!!
  • It takes 35 pounds of honey to create enough energy for a small colony of Honey Bees to survive the winter!!!
  • A hive of Honey Bees must fly 55,000 miles to produce 1 pound of honey!!!
  • A Worker Honey Bee will produce 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in its life time!!!
  • A Honey Bee flies at a rate of about 12 miles per hour!!!
  • Honey Bee wings stroke 11,400 times per minute, thus making their distinctive buzz!!!
  • In order to make 1 pound of honey, 2 million flowers must be visited!!!
  • Did you know Honey Bees have 5 eyes?!!!
  • The Honey Bee is not born knowing how to make honey, but the younger Bees are taught all the secrets of honey making by the more experienced bees!!!