Chapter 8 - Love & Attachment - The queen bee is not only the leadership of the hive, but also the glue holding it together. The honeybees in the colony are literally attached to her, following her commands and catering to her every need. Thus, when she decides it's time to swarm and find a new home, her constituents loyally follow and support her. The hive is divided; the new queen stays and the old queen leaves.
A Guide to the Different Types of Honey Bees: Different honey bee races have different pros and cons. Learn more about which may be best for you as you learn how to keep bees. Read more: http://www.motherearthliving.com/gardening/gardening-projects/types-of-honey-bees-ze0z1303zgar.aspx#ixzz3AefEes7X