Cells Larger Than Necessary At First





The bees seem to make a provision for this emergency, the sheets of

comb are farther apart than actually necessary at first, the diameter

of the cell is also a little larger than the size of the young bee

requires. _Of this we are certain_--great many young bees _can_ be

raised in a cell, and not be diminished in size, sufficient to be

detected. The bottom fills up faster than at the sides, and as they do

so, the bees add a little to the length, until the ends of these cells

on two parallel combs approximate too close to allow the bees to pass

freely; before which time it is unnecessary to remove comb for being

old.





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