Bees aren’t long for this world, so aside from a very short bucket list they pretty much start planning their exit right out of the gate.…er, hive. The “brood,” which is the term used for bees in the larval stage, are kept near the bottom centre of the hive where you’ll find nurse bees busily feeding the youth of tomorrow. The more nectar and pollen they can find, the more they will encourage the Queen to lay eggs to create even more bees. In effect bees are totally okay with giving away their jobs to settle into early retirement. Kinda like GM employees in the 80’s.