Productive Bees

Productive Bees adds resource bees and advanced beehives allowing you to put your bees to work creating resources fully automated. Productive bees are just as derpy as it’s vanilla cousin, but makes up for it in usefulness.

This mod adds more than 80 new bees and 32 new advanced beehives capable of producing your favorite resources.



Advanced Beehive:

  • Bees inhabiting the advanced beehive will produce resources for you.
  • Resources can be extracted automatically.
  • Honey will be harvested automatically.
  • Advanced hives are comfortable and bees living in here will not mind the hive being harvested.
  • Can be expanded using an expansion box.
  • Comes in your favorite wood flavor if combined with Buzzier Bees.

Expansion Box:

  • Make room for more bees in your advanced hives.
  • Adds room for 2 more bees for a total of 5.
  • Looks good.


  • Extract resources from combs produced by your bees.
  • Get beeswax if added by another mod.

Slimy Nest:

  • Home for slimy bees, found in swamps.

Solitary Nests:

  • Homes for solitary bees can be found dotted around the world. They will live almost anywhere.
  • Sand, Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Wood, Glowstone, Quartz ore, Obsidian and End Store.

Dragon Egg Hive:

  • Hollow dragon eggs make great homes for Draconic Bees.


Bee Cage:

  • Capture and keep your bees safe during transport.
  • Ugly texture, super useful.

Honey Treat

  • Calms down angry bees
  • Heals bees
  • Baby bees who eat this will grow strong

Honey Bucket:

  • Makes a mess.


Iron Bee:

  • Produces iron
  • Must be bred

Gold Bee:

  • Produces Gold
  • Must be bred

Lapis Bee:

  • Produces Lapis Lazuli
  • Must be bred

Redstone Bee:

  • Produces redstone
  • Must be bred

Emerald Bee:

  • Produces emeralds
  • Must be bred

Diamond Bee:

  • Produces diamonds
  • Must be bred

Crystalline Bee:

  • Produces nether quartz
  • Found in the nether

Glowing Bee:

  • Produces glowstone
  • Found in the nether

Magmatic Bee:

  • Produces magma cream
  • Found in the nether

Blazing Bee:

  • Produces blaze powder
  • Must be bred

Ender Bee:

  • Produces ender pearls
  • Found in the end
  • Only likes the sweet taste of chorus flowers
  • Lazy, prefers to teleport instead of flying

Skeletal Bee:

  • Produces bonemeal
  • Moves into unlit and available hives during nighttime


  • Produces rotten flesh
  • Moves into unlit and available hives during nighttime

Wither Bee:

  • Only likes withered roses

Draconic Bee:

  • Found in the end (rare)
  • Resources gathered from this bee can be crafted into dragon eggs

Dye Bee:

  • Produces dyes based on which flowers it has pollinated

Lumber Bee:

  • Collects wood chips from nearby trees
  • Wood chips can be crafted into logs

Rancher Bee:

  • Milk is this bees sustenance of choice. Make sure a willing cow is nearby.

Solitary Bees:

  • Different packaging
  • Lives in solitary nests all around the world
  • Doesn’t want to live in hives with other bees
  • Used for breeding new species

Modded resource bees:

  • Bees for Copper, Tin, Brass, Bronze, Titanium, Lead, Silver, Electrum, Osmium, Steel, Platinum, Uranium, Invar, Nickel, Zinc, Tungsten, Amber and Aluminium.
  • Available if the resource is added by another mod.



  • Sticky
  • Heals bees

A mod by LobsterJonn (mod page)

Updated on February 4, 2021

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