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Best To Use Old Combs As Long As They Will Answer

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Bee Keeping: Mysteries Of Bee-keeping Explained

I am satisfied of this much, from actual experience, that every time

the bees have to renew their brood-combs in a hive, they would make

from ten to twenty-five lbs. in boxes, hence I infer that their time

can be more profitably employed than in constructing brood-combs _every

year_. I would also suggest that when combs have been once used for

breeding it is the best use they can be applied to, after that, as the

cocoons render it unfit for much else than a little wax.