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Care In Selecting Stock Hives For Winter

Bee Keeping: Mysteries Of Bee-keeping Explained

Again, after the breeding season is over, in the fall, _every stock

should be thoroughly inspected, and all diseased ones condemned for

stock hives_. It is better to do it, even if it should take the last

one. It would pay much better to procure others instead, that are


Persons wishing to eat the honey from such hives, will experience no

bad effects from it, if they are careful to remove all the dead brood,

as they take it out of the hive.

The greatest distance that I ever knew bees to go, and plunder a

defenceless stock of its contents, was three-fourths of a mile. Very

likely they would go farther on some occasions, but not often.