There is an interesting behavior that worker bees (usually 12 days or older) do on mated queens or virgin queens called balling. If you have ever seen a group of worker bees ball a queen, it can be shocking, especially if you have just bought the queen. This article will talk about this behavior in-depth to see what it is and what it means.
A honey bee’s survivability is essential whether you are a beekeeper or not. Since 2007, the average annual honey bee colony failure rate has been