Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsZoology · 2 months ago

Do bees need to be sick in order to produce honey?

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    Sick bees cannot produce honey because nectar needs to be gathered and brought back to the hive to make honey. 

  • 2 months ago

    Bees don't get sick, they do get lethargic and can't forage for pollen, that is what the bees make honey from. This may happen a bit before their life expires.

    Good news is bee populations are growing again.

    No, bees only drink nectar for their own sustenance, not involved in honey production.

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    depends on what you mean by "sick".

    Worker-bees suck nectar and then regurgitate the honey when back in the hive

  • 2 months ago

    If you mean vomit then kind of. A decent bit of honey is bee spit. Bees will spit the pollen into each others mouths until the honey is ready. 

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