The Pictures that follow are to a scale of 1 pixel per mm and depict BS Standard brood frames. These drawings show bees in the numbers stated on combs that have the sealed brood quantities similar to those on the related page. The regularity that occurs in some of the patterns of bees is a factor due to the drawing process and is not significant.
The first picture shows 125 sealed cells with 150 bees covering them.
This shows the appearance when a frame has 275 cells of sealed brood and 300 worker bees.
This one indicates what a group of 550 capped brood and 450 covering bees look like.
If a frame has 800 cells of sealed brood and 600 bees, it will look like this.
This picture is of 1100 sealed cells with a covering of 750 bees.
This shows the general appearance when a frame has 1100 cells of sealed brood. There are also 900 worker bees illustrated in this drawing.
This one indicates what a group of 1200 bees on 1400 cells of capped brood look like.
1800 cells of sealed brood will look something like this when covered by 1500 workers.